Damascus : The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have captured two American citizens, suspected of being foreign recruits in the Islamic State, hiding out in the stronghold of the terror group.
In a statement on Sunday, the militia fighting the militants identified the detainees as Warren Christopher Clark, 34, and Zaid Abed al-Hamid, 35. It said the pair had been captured alongside three others suspected of being foreign recruits in the extremist group, the Washington Post reported.
Citizens of Ireland and Pakistan were among those detained, the SDF said.
Clark had previously...