ISIS Detainee Tells U.S. of Terror Group's Chemical Weapons Plans

March 9, 2016 6:25 PM

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ISIS Detainee Tells U.S. of Terror Group's Chemical Weapons Plans

A senior defense official tells NBC News that an ISIS official captured by U.S. Special Operations Forces is a chemical weapons specialist and a "key operator" in terrorist and military operations.

Defense officials identify the detainee as Sleiman Daoud al-Afari, an expert in chemical and biological weapons who formerly worked for Saddam Hussein's regime. Under interrogation by the U.S. military, al-Afari has reportedly provided valuable information regarding ISIS chemical weapons and operati...

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