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U.S.-backed Kurdish-led group says militants riot in jail in northeast Syria

AMMAN (Reuters) - Islamic State prisoners on Sunday seized control of the ground floor of a major prison in northeastern Syria run by the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), with some of the militants managing to escape, an SDF spokesman said.


Covid-19 rumours spark riot in Thai prison

DOZENS of prisoners broke furniture and smashed windows during a riot in a Thai jail that was sparked by fears of a coronavirus outbreak in the facility.