ISIL leader detained in Syria: US-led coalition | ISIL/ISIS News

Unnamed chief picked up in a morning raid stated to be an ‘skilled bomb maker and facilitator’.

The US-led coalition has stated it detained a senior chief of the ISIL (ISIS) group in Syria throughout an early-morning raid on Thursday.

ISIL (ISIS) as soon as managed an space throughout Syria and Iraq equal to the scale of the UK and has continued brazen assaults because the group’s defeat on the battlefield three years in the past.

“The detained particular person was assessed to be an skilled bomb maker and facilitator who grew to become one of many group’s prime leaders in Syria,” the assertion stated, including that no civilians had been harm in the course of the operation nor plane broken.

The assertion didn’t elaborate on the place Thursday’s raid had taken place.

A spokesperson for a separate Turkish-backed Syrian insurgent group advised the Reuters information company earlier on Thursday that US-led forces had carried out a helicopter raid within the village of Al-Humaira simply south of the Turkish border, the primary operation of its variety within the space.

Main Youssef Hamoud, a spokesperson for the Turkey-backed Syrian Nationwide Military (SNA), stated US-made Chinook and Black Hawk helicopters have been concerned however that the precise circumstances have been unclear on the time.

“That is the primary [US] helicopter touchdown operation to occur” in areas underneath the SNA’s management, he stated.

A supply in contact with rebels within the space advised Reuters that combating broke out in the course of the operation.

United States particular forces in February carried out a helicopter raid in Syria’s Idlib province managed by Hay’et Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) that led to the dying of ISIL (ISIS) chief Abu Ibrahim al-Hashemi al-Quraishi.

Quraishi had led the group because the dying of its founder Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was killed in 2019.

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