A United States helicopter raid in northeast Syria targeted a senior ISIS leader and organizer early Monday early morning, according to a spokesperson for United States Central Command.
” Our company believe the raid eliminated a senior ISIS Syria leader and functional organizer accountable for preparing fear attacks in the Middle East and Europe,” stated Col. Joe Buccino. The identity of the target was not instantly readily available.
2 other armed people were likewise eliminated in the raid, Buccino stated.
No United States forces were injured in the raid and no helicopters were shot down, Buccino included.
The United States has actually stayed concentrated on the defeat of ISIS in Syria and Iraq as part of a continuous project to avoid the fear company from growing once again.
One week earlier, the United States recorded an ISIS operative and 2 of his partners in eastern Syria in another helicopter raid, CENTCOM stated.
” Operations versus ISIS are necessary for the security and stability of the area,” Buccino stated following the raid.