BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:10 P.M.) – The U.S. military conducted a night time operation against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) terror organization in eastern Syria on Sunday evening, local tribesmen reported via social media on Monday.

According to the reports, U.S. paratroopers landed in the Shaytat area of the Deir Ezzor Governorate, where they later raided a suspected Islamic State sleeper cell.

The reports said the U.S. paratroopers were transported to the Shaytat area by three army helicopters.

The U.S. military later arrested three suspected Islamic State members before leaving the area via helicopter.

This is not the first time that locals have reported U.S. special operations taking place at night; however since the Islamic State lost Al-Raqqa, these types of operations have become more prevalent.

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