U.S. Ground Raid Captures ISIS Leader In Syria

U.S. Ground Raid Captures ISIS Leader In Syria


An ISIS bomb maker who was one of the group’s senior leaders in Syria was captured during a U.S.-led coalition ground raid in the northwestern part of the country Thursday morning, according to the Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR).

A U.S. defense official said no American military personnel were injured during the raid, ABC News reported.

“Coalition forces detained a senior Daesh leader during an operation in Syria June 16,” a CJTF-OIR press release stated. “The detained individual was assessed to be an experienced bomb maker and facilitator who became one of the group’s top leaders in Syria.”

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The press release also stated that no civilians were harmed during the raid, and all of the coalition’s equipment made it through without any damage.

“The mission was

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