Syrian Democratic Forces of North and East Syria uncover weapons cache in Raqqa and arrest ISIS cell in Hasakah

HASAKAH and RAQQA, Syria — The Media Center of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced on Thursday that they had arrested a cell of the Islamic State (ISIS) in Hasakah on 14 April with the support of U.S.-led International Coalition forces.

The SDF stated that one of those arrested during the operation was a local ISIS leader. When arrested, he had ammunition and internal ISIS documents in his possession.

In Raqqa, during an unrelated security operation, the SDF found a secret cache of weapons and ammunition. The cache included large quantities of light and medium weapons, explosive materials, and mines.