800 children, women to leave al-Hol camp

At the time when the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) continue pursuing the sleeping cells of Daesh mercenaries, the Autonomous Administration (AA) of North and East Syria declared that some 800 children and women would leave al-Hol camp.

On Monday, the Arab newspapers touched upon the persecution of the sleeper cells in Syria and the situations in al-Hol camp.

Al-Hayat: SDF continue chasing Daesh remnants east of Syria

Al-Hayat newspaper said, "SDF confirmed the continuation of their military operations to pursue Daesh elements in Deir ez-Zor city, east of Syria, and declared that they dismantled cells combining 51 elements related to the terrorist organization of Daesh.

SDF declared on Sunday in a press conference, "During the second campaign of chasing the organization's remnants, the forces managed to arrest 51 persons among them elements belonged to Daesh mercenaries, in addition to seizing quantities of weapons." The commander in the ranks of SDF, Sael al-Zawba said in the conference, "SDF carried out a wide combing operation and the number of the forces participated in the campaign reached 2,200 fighters of SDF, in addition to 300 members of the Internal Security Forces (ISF) and the Military Police."

Al-Zawba noted, "They captured 51 persons among them Daesh elements and some of them were suspected of." He added, "The forces were able to seize a large quantity of weapons and confiscate two cars and a motorcycle," stressing that the purpose of the combing campaign was security, stability and purging the region from Daesh sleeping cells. 

Al-Sharq al-Awsat: Kurdish AA is exiting 800 children, women from al-Hol camp

Al-Sharq al-Awsat talked about the situations in al-Hol camp saying, "A senior officer in the AA in North and East Syria declared on Sunday that about 800 children and women would leave al-Hol camp for refugees which hosted Daesh mercenaries, especially their families."

This is considered the first initiation of its kind as the camp includes 74,000 people according to the UN, while there are more than 30,000 Syrians, among them children and women. 

The Co-chair of the Executive Council of the AA Abed al-Muhbash said to the French press agency that on Monday, a batch of women and children would be departed from al-Hol camp. He also made clear that the exit would be bailed out by the clans' elders and notables, pointing out that the number reached 800.

Al-Muhbash continued, "The Administration's duty towards its people is to rehabilitate those children and women and re-engage them in the society normally." He added, "We will accomplish this file till exiting all women and children from al-Hol camp."


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