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US-backed Kurdish forces detain 300 ISIS fighters in al-Hol camp raid operation

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Kurdish forces in Syria cleared out 300 ISIS fighters from the al-Hol refugee camp as a part of an ongoing operation to get rid of the terrorist group’s presence and affect within the area. 

“ISIS preys on the weak and disenfranchised and is attempting to take advantage of the situations within the camp to assist regenerate its forces,” stated Common Michael “Erik” Kurilla, commander of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM). “The scenario in al-Hol is a world disaster that requires a world resolution, and the one everlasting resolution is the repatriation, rehabilitation, and reintegration of camp residents.”

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The 24-day operation concluded with a clear-out, which additionally resulted within the rescue of six girls whom ISIS fighters had chained and tortured – one of many girls had remained of their custody since 2014 on the age of 9. 

FILE – Youngsters collect outdoors their tents, at al-Hol camp, which homes households of members of the Islamic State group, in Hasakeh province, Syria, Might 1, 2021. U.S.-backed Syrian fighters stated Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, they’ve concluded a 24-day sweep at operation at a sprawling camp in northeast Syria housing tens of hundreds of girls and youngsters linked to the Islamic State group. 
(AP Photograph/Baderkhan Ahmad, File)

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) carried out the operation with help from CENTCOM by sharing intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities. 

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“Throughout the 24-day clearing operation, the SDF arrested roughly 300 ISIS operatives, confiscated 25 kilograms of explosives and 25 hand grenades, and eliminated ISIS provide and logistics supplies from the camp,” CENTCOM stated in an announcement Sunday. 

CENTCOM chief Gen. Erik Kurilla consults with officials running the al-Hol camp. 

CENTCOM chief Gen. Erik Kurilla consults with officers operating the al-Hol camp. 
(CENTCOM)

On September eighth, two SDF members had been killed in engagements with ISIS fighters within the camp throughout the operation, the assertion added. 

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CENTCOM has targeted on the 60,000-person camp with an operation that began Aug. 25. Kurilla visited the camp final week and warned that the situations made it a super goal for ISIS to “unfold their vile ideology.” 

FILE - Women speak to guards at the gate that closes off the section for foreign families who lived in the Islamic State's so-called caliphate, at Al-Hol camp in Hasakeh province, Syria, March 31, 2019. U.S.-backed Syrian fighters said Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, they have concluded a 24-day sweep at operation at a sprawling camp in northeast Syria housing tens of thousands of women and children linked to the Islamic State group. 

FILE – Ladies communicate to guards on the gate that closes off the part for overseas households who lived within the Islamic State’s so-called caliphate, at Al-Hol camp in Hasakeh province, Syria, March 31, 2019. U.S.-backed Syrian fighters stated Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, they’ve concluded a 24-day sweep at operation at a sprawling camp in northeast Syria housing tens of hundreds of girls and youngsters linked to the Islamic State group. 
(AP Photograph/Maya Alleruzzo, File)

“Many of the residents search to flee ISIS, however ISIS sees the camp as a captive viewers for its message and recruitment efforts,” Kurilla stated. “It’s due to this fact pressing that we repatriate residents again to their international locations of origin and rehabilitate them if wanted.”

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The al-Hol camp is Syria’s largest refugee camp, with youngsters making up greater than half the camp’s inhabitants, in accordance with The Washington Publish. Extremists on the camp had reportedly killed 44 of its residents and humanitarian staff. 

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