Senior ISIS Official Captured in Northeastern Syria

The Syrian Democratic Forces have arrested a senior Islamic State figure, who they believe was responsible for funding and equipping sleeper cells writes Al-Masdar.

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) arrested a senior Islamic State (ISIS) leader in the northeastern region of Syria this week.

According to the SDF’s statement, their forces captured the ISIS official during a special operation in the southern countryside of Hassakeh Governorate.

The statement pointed out that the SDF’s operation was backed by US warplanes. 

They added that the ISIS official was responsible “for financing and equipping sleeper cells in the region.” 

The SDF is conducting field operations against ISIS in northeastern and eastern Syria, as they attempt to eliminate the last remnants of the terrorist group in the eastern region of the Euphrates River Valley.

 

This article was edited by The Syrian Observer. The Syrian Observer has not verified the content of this story. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.

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