CENTCOM for February 18, 2023 – February 18, 2023
Helicopter Raid Captures ISIS Official
TAMPA, Fla. – In the early morning of 18 Feb., U.S. Central Command forces and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) conducted a helicopter raid in eastern Syria, capturing Batar an ISIS Syria Province Official involved in planning attacks on SDF-guarded detention centers and manufacturing improvised explosive devices.
Extensive planning went into this operation to ensure its successful execution.
No civilians and no SDF or U.S. forces were killed or injured.