Fighters of the American special operations group seized in Iraq one of the most senior representatives of the leadership of the terrorist group «Islamic state». The name of the field commander are not reported.
According to representatives of the defense establishment of the US, it is a true breakthrough in the fight against the jihadists. According to them, for this detention, most likely, others will follow, which will cause a significant blow to the fighting capacity of ISIS.
The special operations group of nearly 200 fighters, most of whom belong to the. Delta. She arrived in Iraq a few weeks ago, when the Ministry of defense was convinced that airstrikes alone are not enough.
The commandos were the first American soldiers since 2011, which participated in combat operations in Iraq. Earlier in that state were deployed military instructors, intelligence officers and operators of unmanned aerial vehicles.