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Activists: Syrian rebels free hundreds from prison

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BEIRUT, Lebanon — Syrian activists say opposition fighters have seized large parts of the central prison in the city of Aleppo, freeing hundreds of prisoners there.

For months, the prison has been caught in the deadly stalemate of Syria’s civil war. It is estimated to have around 4,000 prisoners.

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