A huge haul of intelligence on ISIS plots to attack Britain and Europe has been found as the jihadis lose their fight for Mosul.
Computers, documents, hard drives and phones recovered as the Islamic State retreats in Iraq are proving to hold a treasure trove of information.
It includes important evidence of plans to launch attacks on European soil – and more is expected to be found when Mosul falls.
Major Gen Rupert Jones said the capture of Manbij, an outpost used as a gateway into Turkey, was an intelligence breakthrough.
He said: “A huge amount of intelligence gathered in Manbij related to threats in Europe and elsewhere.”
Intelligence analysts are now being flown in to trawl through the data in the hope of exposing new information about ISIS terror attacks, as well as its funding and propaganda network.
It comes after prosecutors in Paris said five suspects arrested in France on suspicion of planning …