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Syria crisis: Rebels 'free prisoners' from jail

20 March 2014 Last updated at 03:36 GMT

Rebel fighters have taken control of a jail outside the city of Daraa near the border with Jordan, according to Syrian activists.

It is reported the prison has been fought over for more than 50 days.

Mariko Oi reports.

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