The US Army is transferring tons of gold from ISIS-held areas in Syria to the USA, according to a number of reports.
According to a source who spoke to Kurdish Bas News Agency, the US forces transferred about 50 tons of gold from areas seized from ISIS terrorists in eastern Syria’s Deir el-Zour region and gave a portion of the remaining gold to the People’s Protection Units (YPG).
The gold was reportedly transported from the US military base in Kobani.
Meanwhile, 40 tons of gold bullion stolen by ISIS terrorists from Iraq’s Mosul province was also taken by the US forces, Turkish Sabah claims.
Local sources who spoke to the official Syrian SANA news agency claimed that the troops relocated large boxes containing ISIS gold treasure from al-Dashisheh region in southern Hasakah.
ISIS terrorist leaders nabbed by U.S. troops reportedly provided information on the whereabouts of the gold, the report said.
The claim coincides with a report by the U.K.-based Syrian Observatory of Human Rights, which said that the U.S.-backed YPG was after 40 tons of gold left behind by ISIS terrorists in Deir el-Zour.