US helicopters evacuate IS leaders in Syria: Report

Hasaka [Syria]: A Syrian news agency has claimed that the United States (US) helicopters evacuated Islamic States (IS) leaders in several areas of Deir Ezzor in Hasaka.

The SANA news agency quoted the civil sources on Thursday as saying that a number of the helicopters came from the northern countryside Deir Ezzor and flew on a low altitude above al-Sad camp for the displaced and landed near al-Basel Dam to the south of Hasaka city carrying IS leaders.”

This is the second time when the US helicopters have evacuated IS leaders, the sources added.

On December 9, a refugee rights group claimed that more than 465,000 civilians have been killed in Syria‘s six-year-long civil war. (ANI)