ISIS' 'most wanted' leaders captured in sting operation
ISIS' 'most wanted' leaders captured in sting operation
The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces during a military operation against the Islamic State in northern Syria
11 May, 2018, 00:49
President Donald Trump tweeted about the incident, saying: "Five Most Wanted leaders of ISIS just captured!".
Five senior Islamic State (ISIS) leaders have been captured in a sting operation orchestrated by American and Iraqi intelligence.
An Iraqi intelligence unit responsible for undercover missions had tracked Ismail Alwaan al-Ithawi, an Iraqi known by the nom de guerre Abu Zeid al-Iraqi, from Syria to the Turkish city of Sakarya, about 160km east of Istanbul, these officials said.
IS fighters no longer control significant pockets of territory inside Iraq, but do maintain a grip inside Syria along Iraq's border.
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Following the capture, intelligence agents from both Iraq and the United States uncovered bank accounts used by the Islamic State and also secret communication codes used by Eithawi.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has previously vowed to "take all necessary measures" against members based in Syria, with the Iraqi air force carrying out a number of airstrikes in areas believed to contain ISIS members in the country. The Iraqi air force has carried out several air strikes since a year ago against Daesh positions in Syrian territory. But the militants still pose a threat along the border with Syria and have continued to carry out ambushes, killings and bombings across Iraq.
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