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Ex-Islamic State Prisoners Flee After Coalition Airstrikes

Nineteen people from near the Kurdish Syrian town of Kobani fled an Islamic State (IS) prison this week after U.S.-led coalition airstrikes hit the area where they had been held, some of the ex-prisoners told VOA. At least 13 of them were from one family. They are now resettled in a refugee camp outside the border city that was a battlefield between Kurdish forces and IS militants last year. They talked to VOA shortly after they arrived in Kobani. IS went to their village six months...

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