WASHINGTON - a small grouping of intruders whom disguised themselves as safety forces protecting al-Hol refugee camp in northeastern Syria have actually helped smuggle away a few ladies connected to the Islamic State (IS) fighters, regional authorities told VOA.
“Some smugglers placed on SDF uniforms or safety authorities clothes, plus they aided some IS females escape the camp for the money,” stated Judy Serbilind, whom monitors IS female affiliates detained in the overcrowded camp.
Serbilind refused to reveal how many the escaped women but said there have been dozens. She stated many of them originated from away from Syria, especially from European countries.
“We think that they fled to Idlib then to Turkey. We think a lot of them may get in touch with the embassies of these nations plus some (will) stay static in Turkey.”
Al-Hol is an encampment that is makeshift up for many 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 after an operation that is u.s.-led beaten IS from the final stronghold of Baghouz.
After several escape incidents, fearing a more substantial effort by is always to infiltrate the camp, Kurdish-led safety forces whom guard the camp quickly increased their figures round the area, Serbilind told VOA. To help relieve burden in the overloaded camp, administration additionally released dozens of Syrian women with IS affiliation for their families and tribes so long as their loved ones guarantee they'll not go back into the militant team.