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Iraqi Forces Capture One of ISIL’s Top Commanders near Syrian Border


The Iraqi Armed Forces have captured one of the top commanders of the ISIL terrorist group after he and his personnel attempted to cross the border from Iraq to Syria.

According to Iraqi sources, the Iraqi intelligence forces seized ISIL Commander Saddam Al-Jamal, and four other commanders after they set a trap near the border-crossing the terrorist group were using to cross back-and-forth from Syria to Iraq, massdar news reported.

Jamal was the governor of the ISIL’s Euphrates province and considered one of Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi’s most trusted commanders.

High ranking ISIL Commander Abu Saif Al-Shaiti also was arrested alongside Jamal, the news website said, adding that he was also believed to be a trusted advisor to Baghdadi.

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