ISIS officers killed in raid in Syria

A helicopter raid in japanese Syria early Sunday morning killed two members of ISIS, U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) introduced.

A lead Syrian province official who was answerable for lethal plots and operations in japanese Syria was killed, CENTCOM mentioned in a press launch.

Col. Joe Buccino, a spokesperson for CENTCOM, mentioned “ISIS continues to symbolize a risk to the safety and stability of the area.”

“This operation reaffirms CENTCOM’s steadfast dedication to making sure the group’s enduring defeat,” Buccino mentioned in an announcement. “The demise of those ISIS officers will disrupt the terrorist group’s capability to additional plot and perform destabilizing assaults within the Center East.”

The strike is the most recent the U.S. has carried out within the war-torn nation towards the terrorist group, which has largely been defeated however nonetheless maintains a unfastened operation in Syria.

In February, a U.S. raid led to the demise of a senior chief of ISIS, who reportedly blew himself up as forces closed in on him. That raid was introduced by President Biden.

U.S. strikes additionally killed two different high officers within the terrorist group over the summer time.