SDF Night Raid Kills ISIS Leader In Raqqa

The US-led, mostly Kurdish, Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) carried out a night raid in Raqqa in which the leader of the Islamic State's regional commander was killed on Aug. 15, 2023.


Local reports indicate the terror leader, Ibrahim Al-Ali (street name: Abu Mujahid), refused to surrender as SDF forces surrounded his hideout. A short gun battle ensued and Abu Mujahid was killed, while SDF forces took no casualties of their own.


The SDF was assisted by intelligence and advisors of the US-led Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve.


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The US-led, mostly Kurdish, Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) carried out a night raid in Raqqa in which the leader of the Islamic State's regional commander was killed on Aug. 15, 2023.


Local reports indicate the terror leader, Ibrahim Al-Ali (street name: Abu Mujahid), refused to surrender as SDF forces surrounded his hideout. A short gun battle ensued and Abu Mujahid was killed, while SDF forces took no casualties of their own.


The SDF was assisted by intelligence and advisors of the US-led Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve.


About the Author

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Will Killmore

Will Killmore is a US Army combat infantry veteran and Purple Heart recipient. He has deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan with the 172nd Stryker Brigade and 173rd Airborne Brigade. Following his time in service, he successfully pursued a certificate of journalism and has been a blogger for Funker530 since 2014. Follow Will’s bad takes on Twitter

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