DAMASCUS, SYRIA (5:00 P.M.) – A group of assailants who had assassinated several Kurdish commanders in the Syrian city of Raqqa has been captured.
Militants from the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces raided a hideout for Harakat Al-Qiyam insurgent group, killing one of them and capturing 2 others.
Investigations with the arrested led to arresting 10 other members from the sleeper cell.
Formed in August 2017, Harakat Al-Qiyam is an insurgent group active in northern Syria in order to fight the US-backed Kurdish militia.
The group has ever since carried out several assassinations targeting top commanders and officials.