A crushing blow to ISIS was revealed by Donald Trump on his twitter revealing that five of the most wanted leaders of ISIS have been captured.
Five Most Wanted leaders of ISIS just captured!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 10, 2018
According to the New York Times, a cross-border sting using intelligence from both the US and Iraq has resulted in the capture of the five senior figures.
The arrests were part of a three-month long operation which tracked a number of senior figures who were known to be hiding out in Syria and Turkey.
The men have been named by the news outlet as Saddam al-Jammel, Mohamed al-Qadeer, Ismail al-Eithawi, Omar al-Karbouli and Essam al-Zawbai.