The militant group Jaysh al-Islam’s notorious Al-Tawba ‘Prison of Repentance’ was fortified with high barracks and linked with a number of underground tunnels, footage filmed in Douma on Thursday apparently reveals.
The prison was reportedly used by Jaish al-Islam as the headquarters for its leaders as well as a place for interrogation and torture.
Fighters and civilians taken from Douma and neighbouring areas were detained in Al-Tawba.
Prisoners were allegedly incarcerated inside iron cages which were found inside the jailhouse.
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