Report: Fewer than 3,000 ISIS fighters remain in Iraq and Syria

By REUTERS
December 5, 2017 17:50
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BAGHDAD - The United States-led international coalition fighting ISIS estimates that fewer than 3,000 fighters belonging to the hardline Sunni militant group remain in Iraq and Syria, its spokesman said on Tuesday.

"Current estimates are that there are less than 3000 #Daesh fighters left - they still remain a threat, but we will continue to support our partner forces to defeat them," US Army Colonel Ryan Dillon tweeted using an Arabic acronym for ISIS.

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