SDF captures ISIS leader east of Deir Ezzor

Syrian Democratic Forces(SDF) confirmed that they had arrested a local ISIS leader east of Deir ez-Zor "who was planning to carry out more terrorist operations against civilians, security and military forces."

The forces said that their special units carried out a security operation in the eastern countryside of Deir ez-Zor, targeting a cell of ISIS mercenaries.

SDF's official website said that the operation took place with ground and air support from the international coalition, where weapons, documents and other equipment in the possession of the "leader" were confiscated.

The website confirmed that the operation comes within the framework of the joint efforts between the Syrian Democratic Forces and the international coalition, to combat terrorism and establishing security and stability.



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