The Combined Special Operations Joint Task Force (SOJTF)- Levant has announced that a joint operation between Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and Coalition forces, code named “Operation al-Jazeera Thunderbolt,” resulted in the capture of “more than 170 ISIS operatives, hundreds of weapons, and ISIS supply and logistical materials” in the Jazira region of Syria.
Recently, the @cmoc_sdf and the #Coalition conducted an operation that captured and detained over 170 #ISIS operatives and hundreds of #weapons. Our #PartnerForces continue the fight to #DefeatISIS, providing safety and stability in NE #Syria and the #region. #AdviseAssistEnable pic.twitter.com/6Zny5SCM1z
— Combined Special Ops Joint Task Force-Levant (@SOJTF_LEVANT) January 16, 2023
A statement released by the task force stated that approximately 1,000 Kurish fighters from the SDF, including members from their Asayish (Internal Security Forces), took part in operations that saw “150 raids and 40 village clearances” in the areas surrounding Tel Hams, Tel Barak, and Al-Hol.