57 dead in US-led strikes on IS Syria prison: monitor
57 dead in US-led strikes on IS Syria prison: monitor
Counter-ISIS Strikes Continue in Syria, Iraq
28 June, 2017, 02:25
Unconfirmed reports from both activist groups have alleged that a USA -led coalition was responsible for the strike. The series of air attacks, taken in self-defense by USA forces, according to the Pentagon, occurred as pro-Assad forces threatened or approached US -backed Syrian fighters.
Syrian activists say an airstrike targeting an Islamic State-run jail in eastern Syria has killed at least 42 prisoners.
The White House warned late Monday that Syrian President Bashar Assad and his military would pay a "heavy price" for another chemical weapons attack.
It says the building belonged to an al Qaida-linked commander before it was seized by the IS group in 2014.
Mayadeen, which lies in the Euphrates river valley about 45km south-east of the city of Deir al-Zour, has been targeted frequently by coalition aircraft. Around 100 inmates were imprisoned in that jail, said the Observatory. "This mission was meticulously planned and executed to reduce the risk of collateral damage and potential harm to non-combatants".
Russian Federation said earlier this month that it had killed about 180 IS jihadists, including two field commanders, in June 6 and 8 air strikes on Deir Ezzor.
The White House also issued a warning to Syrian President Bashar Assad late Monday that claimed the USA had "potential" evidence that Syria was preparing for another chemical weapons attack.
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But the new IS strategy is unlikely to help the fighters who have been struggling to hold territory across Iraq and Syria for months, USA -backed forces say.
The allegations of casualties at the prison "will be provided to our civilian casualty team for assessment", he added.
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Turkey, which views the YPG as a threat for its links to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), has said Mattis assured it in a letter that the United States would eventually take back the weapons it was giving them once ISIL was defeated.
Mattis said the USA has made it clear all along that, "we're going to equip them for the fight". But Mattis also noted that YPG militants were well-armed even before the US last month chose to offer more specialised equipment for its urban assault on ISIL-held city of Raqqa.
The U.S., however, sees the YPG as an essential ally in the campaign to defeat Islamic State in Raqqa, the jihadists' main urban base in Syria.
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