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Press Release | Sept. 30, 2023

Helicopter Raid in Northern Syria Captures ISIS Official


Sept. 30, 2023

Release Number 20230930-01


TAMPA, Fla. – U.S. Central Command forces conducted a successful helicopter raid in northern Syria on September 28, 2023, capturing Mamduh Ibrahim al-haji Shaykh, an ISIS Facilitator.

No civilians were injured or killed during this operation.

“USCENTCOM remains committed to the enduring defeat of ISIS,” said Lt. Col. Troy Garlock, CENTCOM spokesperson.