- The US reportedly knew about a deal to evacuate thousands of ISIS members out of the terrorist group’s capital of Raqqa, Syria before US allies stormed the town.
- The ISIS fighters are now on the loose, and some have vowed to return to France for a “day of reckoning.”
- But ISIS is on the run and mostly defeated, and when a US jet passed overhead to observe them, it badly scared the terror group.
A deal between US-backed Kurdish and Arab forces in Syria and ISIS sent thousands of fighters and families belonging to the terror group on a convoy out of harm’s way and deeper into the so-called caliphate where the fighters can regroup or smuggle themselves into other countries.
A group of truckers in Syria reportedly got called out to Raqqa, ISIS’s former Syrian capital, for what they thought would be a small job moving a few hundred people around. But it ended up as ISIS’s mass exodus from its former stronghold, according to a BBC investigation.
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