US official: 'End days' nearing for Islamic State in Syria

A U.S. soldier sits in an armored vehicle on a road leading to the tense front line with Turkish-backed fighters, in Manbij, north Syria, Wednesday, April 4, 2018. Photo: AP/ Hussein Malla
A U.S. soldier sits in an armored vehicle on a road leading to the tense front line with Turkish-backed fighters, in Manbij, north Syria, Wednesday, April 4, 2018.

December 15, 2018 07:21 AM

A U.S. military official says fighting against the Islamic State group in its last enclave in eastern Syria "is going very well."

Col. Sean Ryan, a spokesman for the U.S.-led Coalition, made the comments on Saturday a day after the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces captured the town of Hajin, the largest urban area controlled by IS in the enclave.

Advertisement

Connect with KSTP


Join the conversation on our social media platforms. Share your comments on our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages.

Credits

The Associated Press

(Copyright 2018 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Advertisement

2 drivers hurt, pedestrian bridge damaged in Edina crash involving semi

5 INVESTIGATES: Juul recruited U of M researcher as vaping controversy intensified

Walz announces $56.6M plan to help support child care providers amid COVID-19

St. Cloud police ask for help identifying suspects in burglary during civil unrest

Police: 11-year-old shot in Minneapolis following road rage incident

Work group to go over Minneapolis charter amendment proposal amid police reform discussions

Advertisement