U.S. captures ISIS official after helicopter raid in Syria

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The capture of the ISIS official comes the day after U.S. forces killed another top official.

The United States military announced Saturday that it conducted a helicopter raid in eastern Syria that yielded the capture of a top ISIS official.

In a press release, CENTCOM announced that U.S. Central Command forces worked with the Syrian military to conduct a helicopter raid, leading to the capture of an ISIS official identified as Batar.

The press release says Batar was “involved in planning attacks on SDF-guarded detention centers and manufacturing improvised explosive devices.”

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