Saudi special forces capture leader of Yemen branch of Islamic State -SPA

by Reuters
Tuesday, 25 June 2019 14:16 GMT

DUBAI, June 25 (Reuters) - Saudi special forces have captured the leader of the Yemeni branch of the Islamic State militant group, Saudi state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday.

SPA said Abu Osama al-Muhajer, as well as other members of the organisation, were captured on June 3. Weapons, ammunition and telecommunication devices were also seized during the operation. (Reporting by Stephen Kalin Writing by Nafisa Eltahir Editing by Peter Graff)

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