US military operation in Syria kills 32 Daesh militants, including four leaders: activists

Published May 17th, 2015 - 10:20 GMT

According to AFP, US Special Forces have killed 32 members of Daesh, including four of their leaders, during a raid in eastern Syria. 

"The US operation killed 32 members of ISIS, among them four officials, including ISIS [Daesh] oil chief Abu Sayyaf, the deputy ISIS defense minister, and an ISIS communications official," Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, told AFP.

US officials offered a lower estimatation, stating "about a dozen" people were killed in the operation.

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