US-backed forces thwarted what would have been a “large-scale” suicide attack on A A camp for the displaced in Syria Thursday.
The Syrian Democratic Forces stopped two cars filled with booby-trapped ISIS terrorists with the intention of detonating themselves inside the Al-Hol refugee camp. According to the US Central Command.
The first car exploded prematurely about 12 miles outside the camp, and the second car was quickly stormed by the SDF and stopped.
And the US Central Command announced in a statement that “two men got out of the second car wearing explosive vests, one of whom blew up his jacket, and the Syrian Democratic Forces shot and killed the second man, while the second car was rigged with at least 50 kilograms of explosives.”
“By taking immediate action, and showing a disregard for their safety, the SDF demonstrated their professionalism and commitment to creating and preserving a safe and prosperous area for those who made it their home. Our partner forces It highlights not only their dedication to their people, but also their determination and commitment to the enduring defeat of ISIS.”
US Central Command says that no SDF personnel were injured in the operation.
The incident comes weeks after the arrival of the Syrian Democratic Forces Dozens of ISIS terrorists arrested Work from inside the al-Hol camp in early September.
The SDF made the arrests in a series of operations across the camp, dissolving a network of terrorists operating there and elsewhere in Syria. ISIS terrorists They attacked American and Allied targets all summer.
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