MIT-affiliated cell providing arms to mercenaries neutralized

The group was captured while preparing to transport arms to mercenaries in Raqqa.

Manbij Military Council announced the neutralization of a cell affiliated to Turkish intelligence service MIT which was providing arms to terrorist groups for attacks in North and East Syria.

According to the statement, anti-terror units of Manbij Military Council carried out an operation against the group on April 19 in an area between Manbij and Turkish-occupied territories.

The cell consisting of four men was reportedly captured while preparing to transport arms to the mercenaries in Raqqa region. A large quantity of arms was captured during the operation.