About 14,650 ISIS members remain in 7 detention camps in the area controlled by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on October 13. According to the defense ministry, there are 8 more camps for displaced persons, including relatives of ISIS terrorists.
The Russian side recalled that the total number of people remaining in SDF-run camps may reach 120,000. Humanitarian conditions in these areas are dire.
On October 13, the SDF already announcd that 785 ISIS members had fled the detention camp near Ain Issa. In the event of a further escalation of the military situation in northeastern Syria this number may grow much more.
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