A Syrian Democratic Forces soldier provides security in a newly liberated area near Abu Kamal, Syria, on Aug. 22, 2018. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Christian Simmons)

Kurdish Forces Arrest Senior ISIS Health Official in Northeast Syria’s Hasakah

The Syrian Kurdish Anti Terror Forces (HAT) has arrested a senior health official in the ranks of the so-called Islamic State in rural northeastern Hasakah province, local sources said on Sunday.

HAT is affiliated with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which is the US-led Coalition’s partner in the fight against the terrorist organization in Syria.

SDF media sources told Kurdistan 24 that a HAT unit arrested Mohammad Rashid Diyab, the head of the Islamic State Health Bureau, in a joint operation with the US-led Coalition in the Hasakah town of Shaddadi.

Read more at Kurdistan 24

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