setting free

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PESHAWAR -- The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police have established pickets outside different jails of the province to computerise data of criminals setting free from jails as well as to re-arrest them found involved in other cases.
The DENR recently reported setting free 12 Brahminy kites eagles, five monitor lizards and 30 box turtles in the Angat Watershed Forest Reserve in Bulacan.
He said during the Salahuddin battles, his Battalion was responsible for setting free Albu Ajil, Al-Dour and the roads leading to Samarra, and continued, "All Al-Dour, Al-Elm and Albu Ajil had been booby-trapped by the ISIL and we seized US and Israeli-made weapons and ammunition from the terrorists in these regions."