US President Donald Trump has posted on Twitter that ‘five of the most dangerous leaders of the Daesh/ ISIL have been caught’ but has not provided any details

News Center | Brett McGurk, the Special Envoy for Global Coalition Counter the Islamic State, said that five top Daesh commanders were captured by Iraqi Security Forces in coordination with Syrian Democratic Forces in the Iraq-Syria border region.

Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman Ryan Dillon said in a separate statement that the leaders’ capture represents a significant blow to the terror group and showcases close coordination between the Iraqi and Syrian security forces in their fight to defeat the Daesh.