In Syria, where the civil war continues, a prison containing fighters of the militant group IS = Islamic State was attacked by IS, killing 25 people including security forces and civilians.

Also in neighboring Iraq, there are concerns that military facilities will be attacked by IS and 11 soldiers will be killed, and IS will regain its power.

According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which collects information on Syria, where the civil war continues, a prison containing fighters of the militant group IS was attacked in the northeastern province of Hasaka on the night of the 20th, and a total of 25 people including security forces and citizens. Died.



Regarding this, the Amaq News Agency, which has a connection with IS, said that "IS fighters attacked to release allies in prison."



According to the state-run news agency in neighboring Iraq, 11 soldiers were killed in a military dormitory attacked by IS in Diyala Governorate, which borders the capital Baghdad.



IS has been sporadically attacking and terrorizing in Syria and Iraq three years ago, even after losing its last base in eastern Syria.



In Iraq last month, the U.S. forces stationed to wipe out the IS completed their combat missions, but there are concerns that the IS will regain its power as a result of a series of large-scale attacks.

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