U.S. Central Command performed a raid in Syria concentrating on a “senior ISIS” chief on Wednesday, it introduced the subsequent day.
Col. Joe Buccino, a spokesman for CENTCOM, confirmed the operation to the Washington Examiner in a press release on Thursday morning, however he offered few particulars on it, together with who the goal was, whether or not the mission was profitable, and whether or not there have been any combatant or civilian casualties.
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“Final night time, CENTCOM forces performed a raid in northeast Syria concentrating on a senior ISIS official. We’ll launch extra data as soon as we’re in a position to verify operational particulars,” he stated.
The operation was a helicopter-borne raid, in keeping with Charles Lister, a senior fellow on the Center East Institute, who had reported the raid, and he stated that the U.S. forces killed “a senior ISIS chief [and] captur[ed] a number of others alive.”
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