WASHINGTON – a team of intruders whom disguised on their own as protection forces protecting refugee that is al-Hol in northeastern Syria have actually helped smuggle away a few females associated with the Islamic State (IS) fighters, regional authorities told VOA.
“Some smugglers placed on SDF uniforms or safety authorities clothes, and so they assisted some IS females escape the camp for the money,” stated Judy Serbilind, whom monitors IS female affiliates detained during the overcrowded camp.
Serbilind refused to reveal how many the escaped women but said there have been dozens. She said many of them originated from away from Syria, specially from European countries.
“We think that they fled to Idlib then to Turkey. We think many of them may get in touch with the embassies of these nations plus some (will) stay static in Turkey.”
Al-Hol is really a makeshift encampment set up for individuals who had been displaced throughout the war against IS with in eastern Syrian province of Dir el-Zour. The camp’s population skyrocketed from about 10,000 refugees in December 2018 to over 70,000 by April 2019 carrying out A u.s.-led operation that beaten IS from its final stronghold of Baghouz.
After a few escape incidents, fearing a larger attempt by would be to infiltrate the camp, Kurdish-led safety forces whom guard the camp immediately increased their figures across the area, Serbilind told VOA. to help ease burden in the overloaded camp, administration also released dozens of Syrian ladies with IS affiliation for their families and tribes so long as their loved ones guarantee they’ll not go back into the group that is militant. (more…)