Peshmerga Special Forces Night Raids Nab ISIS Leadership

first published on December 23, 2015 by

The following unconfirmed video reportedly depicts joint raids conducted on 17 December 2015, by the Kurdish Airport SWAT unit as well as the elite anti-terrorist Dizha Tiror Peshmerga special forces group. The raids hit multiple locations across Kirkuk governorate, and the troops managed to capture 14 Islamic State cell leaders and financiers. The operation even managed to capture an ex al Qaeda fighter, now ISIS executioner, who beheaded multiple Kurdish troops in Islamic State propaganda videos.