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DAMASCUS, SYRIA (8:30 P.M.) – A team of US special forces carried out a dangerous mission deep behind enemy lines in Deir Ezzor hours ago, targeting a unidentified high-ranking Islamic State figure, an eye witness told Al-Masdar News.

The airborne attack lasted barely 30 minutes as the SWAT team engaged in a firefight with a lone ISIS jeep in the area between Hamat Al-Tabanyeh and Al-Qasabi in western Deir Ezzor.

Subsequently, the American military helicopter returned to Kurdish-held areas in Hasakah province. US troops did not suffer any casualties, the source added.

It is not known yet whether the unnamed ISIS commander survived, was killed or captured amid the daring raid. Washington is expected to release a statement on the attack shortly.

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Student currently living in Denmark. Special focus on news from Syria, MENA map-making and strategical military analysis.

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This news is fake. The US marines only went there to rescue their ISIS military advisor from an impending Syrian Army takeover of the area.

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then why the airstrikes?

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Thomas Hood

The given information does not compute. If the target was “a lone ISIS jeep,” Why wasn’t it destroyed by a drone? Drones are faster and more destructive. I suspect another American mass media performance.

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Drones are not very fast, jet-combat drones flying trans-sonic/high subsonic are j.ust at the prototype/demonstrator level. The payload is not what can considered as heavy.

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Cyriak Papasissis

They airlifted him to safety ????

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Fake news, SWAT team (police forces! lol) don’t need 30 minutes to destroy one jeep. Total rubbish.

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US will “capture” Baghdadi. Claim to throw him into the sea without taking photos as proof. Claim they gave him a typical “muslim funeral” by sea. Will claim victory over ISIS on-board USS Stupidy. You know the drill.

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Paavo Kinnunen

Correct, Truth. taking good care of their terrorist assets.

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Obama is gone.

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Was the “ISIS leader” they were looking to murder called Bashir Al Assad by any chance?