Pentagon: US strike on ISIS camps in Yemen kills dozens of militants

Source : 112 Ukraine

Camps were used by terrorists to prepare for the implementation of terrorist attacks
10:31, 17 October 2017

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U.S. air forces killed dozens of Islamic State members in a strike on Monday on two training camps in Yemen, according to Pentagon. This was reported by Reuters.

The camps in al-Bayda province were being used to train new fighters using AK-47s, machine guns and rocket-propelled grenade launchers, the Pentagon said in a statement. Islamic State has used ungoverned areas in Yemen to plot, direct, instigate, resource and recruit for attacks against America and its allies around the world, it said.

Related: ISIS claims to have captured and killed Russian soldiers in Syria

As it was reported earlier leader of the Islamic State Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi plans a new wave of terrorist attacks in European countries – in order to boost the fighters’ morale after they suffered heavy losses in Iraq and Syria. The Telegraph reported that referring to Lahur Talabany , ‘the head of Kurdish intelligence who has been heavily involved in the military campaign to liberate Mosul from the ISIS’, as the outlet put it.    

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