US Special Forces kill top ISIS commander in secret raid: Mission ends in dramatic firefight with more than fifty jihadists dead

(By Kieran Corcoran and Jenny Awford for MailOnline and Afp)

U.S. Special Forces have killed a top ISIS commander in charge of their lucrative oil business, and captured his slaver wife in a dramatic overnight raid.

Elite forces stormed a residential building in the Syrian city of Deir Ezzor, killing 12 jihadists in hand-to-hand combat before claiming the scalp of Abu Sayyaf, the twisted regime's 'oil minister'.

Terrified militants tried to use women and children as human shields as the American troops advanced, but Pentagon officials said the raid was pulled off with no harm to civilians.READ MORE OF THIS STORY

 

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