BBC News – Two American men fighting for the Islamic State in Syria have been captured, according to a US-backed Syrian militia alliance.
The Syrian Democratic Forces said on Sunday they captured Warren Christopher Clark from Houston, Texas, and Zaid Abed al-Hamid during fighting. According to the alliance, the men were caught planning a terrorist attack on fleeing Syrian civilians.
They were arrested along with suspected fighters from Ireland and Pakistan. Pentagon spokesman Sean Robertson told US media: “We are aware of open source reports of reportedly American citizens currently in custody who were believed to be fighting for ISIS.”