The Syrian army captured a Daesh group commander during a raid southeast of Palmyra, Sputnik news agency cited a source as saying Tuesday.
"One of the Daesh commanders has been captured. Documents with Daesh seals identify him as Ahmad Murshid al-Iraqi [were found at the scene]. He was wounded in the leg," the source said
During the course of the raid near Palmyra, scores of terrorists have been killed, including five people from the Caucasus, two Turkish nationals, as well as citizens of Tunisia and Iraq, the source added.