Security forces of North and East Syria conclude anti-ISIS operation in Al-Hol Camp

AL-HOL, Syria — The General Command of the Internal Security Forces (ISF) of the Democratic Autonomous Administration of the Region of North and East Syria (DAARNES) announced the successful conclusion of their security operation to disrupt attempts by the Islamic State (ISIS) to organize and assert control over Al-Hol Camp. Led by the ISF, Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), and Women’s Protection Units (YPJ), with support from the US-led International Coalition forces, the operation yielded significant achievements within the camp.

In a statement delivered by Ali al-Hassan, a member of the ISF General Command, condolences were extended to the families of martyred ISF personnel killed by a Turkish drone while securing essential supplies for the operation. The operation commenced with a comprehensive sweep of all camp sectors, uncovering caches of explosive materials, mines, devices, and tunnels.

Notably, 85 ISIS terrorists were apprehended during the operation, including Abi Abdul Hamid, directly responsible for disseminating extremist ideology and issuing death threats against camp residents. Among those detained was Abu Sufyan al-Lahibi, the mastermind behind terrorist cells operating within the camp and its vicinity.

One of the most important achievements of the operation was made by the YPJ, who successfully freed a Yezidi women held captive in the camp.