The Portuguese commander of the ISIL terrorist group’s Foreign Militants Battalion was captured in Eastern Syria, media reports said.
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) had found and arrested Niru Sariva who was ISIL’s Portuguese commander in the city of Baghouz in Eastern Deir Ezzur, Xeber 24 news website reported.
Meantime, the Syrian army continued its military advances in other parts of Syria over past 24 hours.
Tens of terrorists were killed and dozens more were injured during the Syrian army’s operations in provinces across Syria.
The Portuguese commander of the ISIL terrorist group’s Foreign Militants Battalion was captured in Northeastern Syria.
Xeber 24 news website reported that the SDF had found and arrested Niru Sariva who was ISIL’s Portuguese commander in the city of Baghouz in Eastern Deir Ezzur.
It noted that Sariva was the commander of ISIL’s foreign militants’ battalion and was in charge of abducting and executing Westerners in Syria.
The 33-year-old Sariva who had been residing in London before joining the ISIL was also one of the most important elements of the ISIL in exercising the terrorist group’s forced recruitment plans.
People in Idlib staged protest rallies against ringleader of Tahrir al-Sham al-Hay’at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front) Abu Mohammed al-Jolani, calling for the withdrawal of terrorists from the occupied territories.
The Arabic-language al-Watan newspaper quoted local sources in Northern Syria as saying that residents of Ma’arat al-Noeman, Saraqib, Kafar Takharim and Ariha in Idlib and the towns of al-Artab in Western Aleppo demanded the militants to leave the region.
They underlined public fury over the continued presence of terrorists in Idlib after four days of truce in the province, saying that a number of terrorists have fled towards the Turkish borders after the popular protests.
Meantime, reports said that terrorists fired bullet at the protestors in the town of al-Artab in Western Aleppo, wounding a number of people.