SDF arrests an ISIS ringleader in Raqqa

The Syrian Democratic Forces are continuing the fight against ISIS in North-East Syria.

The Media Centre of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced that a ringleader of ISIS was arrested in in the Akrad neighbourhood of Raqqa on Monday, December 4.

According to the SDF statement, the operation was carried out by Military Operational Teams after careful preparation and observation.

The arrested SDF member was identified as Abdul Razzaq Mahmoud Zabaki (Abu Khattab) from al-Bab in the Turkish-occupied zone in northern Syria. According to the SDF, he was responsible for distributing weapons and ammunition to the ISIS cells in the city of Raqqa and the surrounding area.

SDF vowed that their forces would continue their operations against the cells of the terrorist organization to clear the region of the terrorist organization and maintain internal peace in the region.