Anti-terrorism units managed to uncover an active cell of ISIS terrorists in Al- Raqqa region consisting of ten mercenaries that were planning to target gatherings of citizens and civil institutions of the self-administration in the cities of Al-Raqqa and Al-Tabqa and a number of other areas during the month of Ramadan, in addition to carrying out subversive operations targeting the security and stability of the region and thwarting the efforts of the internal security forces during the holy month. After intelligence monitoring of the movements of the cell members, the Anti-terrorism units raided a number of lairs in which the terrorist elements were hiding.
The cell headed by an ISIS commander and included, in addition to elements to carry out terrorist operations, an explosive expert and another for communications, as the Anti-terrorism units confiscated weapons and documents in addition to the communication devices that were in the cell’s possession.
The Syrian Democratic Forces Media Centre
April 16, 2021