ISIS IN RUINS: Trump Announces Capture of 'Five Most Wanted' ISIS Leaders

11 May, 2018, 04:24 | Author: Jason Torres
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It described the five as "some of the most wanted" leaders of ISIS.

Riyadh al-Badran, an IHEC senior official, told the official Iraqiya TV channel that "he would not announce the results of the early ballot by the security forces, prisoners and the voting overseas".

Five top leaders for the Islamic State, including a direct aide to leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, have been captured by Iraqi agents, Reuters reported on Thursday.

Also arrested were Saddam al-Jammel, a Syrian who had governed the Islamic State territory around Deir al-Zour, and Abu Abdel al-Haq, an Iraqi who had been the head of internal security for ISIS, according to the Times. After being interrogated by American and Iraqi intelligence agents, the ISIS official lured four other leaders of the terror group across the Iraqi border, where they were arrested.

Final yr the Pentagon mentioned that there have been "some indicators" that al-Baghdadi was nonetheless alive a month after Russian Federation claimed to have killed him in a strike close to the Syrian metropolis of Raqqa.

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Baghdadi, the madman who declared himself ruler of all Muslims in 2014 after capturing Iraq's main northern city Mosul, is now believed to be hiding in the Iraqi-Syrian border region after losing all the cities and towns of his self-proclaimed caliphate.

Five Most Wanted leaders of ISIS just captured!

But the militants still pose a threat along the border with Syria and have continued to carry out ambushes, killings and bombings across Iraq.

Dillon's tweet said the capture was a coordinated operation between Iraqi and the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces.

The leaders were taken in Iraq after months of strategic planning by the US, including the CIA, Turkey and Iraqi forces.

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