WASHINGTON – The US military says American-supported Syria opposition fighters killed more than 20 Islamic State fighters in an area near the Jordanian and Iraqi borders.
A US officer, Brig. Gen. Jonathan Braga, said the IS fighters had slipped through an area controlled by Syrian regime forces. The Syrian
A coalition press release said that in addition to the 20-plus IS fighters killed on Wednesday by a US supported Syrian opposition force, an unspecified number were captured. A US official said the detainees numbered about 15. The official was not authorized to provide details and so spoke on condition of anonymity.