“The Pentagon has estimated the number of militants IG in Syria and Iraq in 6,5 thousand people

– The number of militants “Islamic state” (ISIS is a terrorist organization banned in Russia) in Syria and Iraq is estimated at 6.5 thousand people, said Tuesday at a video briefing from Baghdad, the press Secretary of the U.S. coalition Colonel Ryan Dillon.

“We estimate the number of enemy units in the area of the fight against ISIS in Syria and Iraq 6.5 thousand fighters,” said Dillon in response to a journalist’s question about the number of militants in the region.

“With regard to Raqqa with the insurgents who have recently surrendered, we assess the number of militants in 100 people”, – said the representative of the American command.

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