Syrian Forces Kill 15 Prisoners at Aleppo Central: Al Arabiya

July 24 (Bloomberg) -- Syrian government forces killed 15 prisoners and injured 45 during a riot at Aleppo Central Prison last night, Al Arabiya television reported, citing Abu Abdullah al-Halabi, an activist from Aleppo. The prison has more than 8,000 inmates, he said, according to Al Arabiya.

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