22 ISIS militants killed, 25 detained in Syria, Iraq in February – CENTCOM 

On Friday, the US Central Command (CENTCOM) announced the outcome of Defeat of Islamic State (ISIS) missions in both Syria and Iraq in February.

CENTCOM, in a press release, revealed that the US-led Global coalition along with their partners in Syria and Iraq carried out 48 anti-ISIS operations in February.
The operations resulted in the killing of 22 ISIS operatives, five in Syria and 17 in Iraq, and the arrest of 25 others, 11 in Syria and 14 in Iraq, according to the release.
In Syria, the CENTCOM conducted 15 partnered operations, two “US-only operations” while in Iraq the conducted operations were 33.
Regarding to the US losses, CENTCOM noted that “four U.S. troops and one working dog” were injured during the operations and that they are all recovering right now.
Gen. Michael “Erik” Kurilla, CENTCOM commander, said, “We are focused on ensuring the enduring defeat of ISIS.”
Kurilla confirmed the continuation of the work with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Syria and with Iraqi Security Forces in Iraq “to take the fight to ISIS.”
He praised “the competence, professionalism, and dedication” of their partners that have degraded ISIS capability.
“The group’s vile ideology remains uncontained and unconstrained,” CENTCOM commander noted.
On February 2, CENTCOM revealed the US-led Global Coalition conducted 43 counter-ISIS operations in both Syria and Iraq in the month of January, ten of which in Syria.
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