Dramatic attempts to rescue IS hostages fails

by Rick Moran,  American Thinker

Special forces made two attempts to rescue hostages being held by Islamic State in their unofficial capital of Raqqa on Friday night, but were forced to abort the missions when aircraft came under heavy fire.

The Hill:
Two hostage rescue missions carried out last night in northern Syria by the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) ended in failure, according to local reports.

Coalition forces pounded Raqqa, an ISIS stronghold in Syria, with airstrikes Thursday night and, at the same time, tried to undertake two hostage rescue missions, according to Raqqa is Silently Being Slaughtered, an activist group opposed to Syrian President Bashar  Read the entire story.

 

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