Iraqi refugee killed in Syria’s Hawl Camp
QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – An Iraqi refugee was killed by unknown individuals, said to be militants of the Islamic State Organization (ISIS), in Hawl Camp, east of Hasakah, northeast Syria on December 25.
“The body of the Iraqi refugee, Muhammad Tarrah, was found in the first sector in the camp,” a security source of the camp told North Press.
The sources pointed out that Tarrah was killed via a sharp tool by unknown individuals most likely of the ISIS militants.
In light of the increasing terrorist practices of the ISIS sleeper cells in the camp recently, the security authorities have intensified their raids pursuing ISIS sleeper cells and managed to arrested 14 ISIS agents, who participated in killing and assassination operations inside the camp, in late November.
The Hawl Camp has witnessed many killing incidents during December two murders and two assassination attempts against Syrian IDPs and Iraqi refugees.
The Hawl Camp has witnessed many killing incidents, during the current year; most of them were carried out via silencer weapons.
Since early 2021, 90 killing incidents were recorded in the camp most of them were carried out against Iraqi refugees.
The Camp also houses about 15,650 families with total of 57,516 individuals including 8,049 Iraqi families and 5,153 Syrian ones.
Additionally, it includes about 2,448 families with an estimate o8,245 individuals including women and children of detained and dead of foreign ISIS militants.
It is also known as a “ticking time bomb” due to the presence of extremists of ISIS wives and children, and tens of thousands of their supporters in a camp sometimes described as “the most dangerous camp in the world”.