U.S.-backed SDF hand Iraqi, foreign Islamic State fighters to Iraq - military sources

BAGHDAD, Feb 21 (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces handed over more than 150 Iraqi and other foreign Islamic State fighters to Iraq on Thursday, two Iraqi military sources told Reuters.

The handover was the first of several, the sources said, under an agreement brokered to handover a total of 502 fighters. (Reporting by Ahmed Rasheed; writing by Raya Jalabi Editing by Gareth Jones)

02/21/2019 3:02

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