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Deir Ezzor: ISIS Attack Claimed Life Of SDF Brigade Commander

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Deir Ezzor: ISIS Attack Claimed Life Of SDF Brigade Commander

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On April 9, an attack by ISIS claimed the life of a brigade commander of the Deir Ezzor Military Council (DMC) and two of his guards.

The DMC is the local branch of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Deir Ezzor. The council’s forces control the governorate’s southeastern countryside.

ISIS cells targeted the commander’s vehicle with an improvised explosive device (IED) near the town of al-Shheell. The commander was leading a force that was on its way to the SDF headquarters in the town, which had been attacked with rockets by the terrorists.

The Amaq news agency claimed that the commander, Mustafa al-Sheikh Ali, and three fighters of the DMC were killed were injured in the attack. Three others were allegedly injured.

The DMC acknowledged the death of al-Sheikh. However, it claimed that he died as a result of an “accident” involving a landmine. According to the council, two of the commander’s guards were killed along with him.

Deir Ezzor: ISIS Attack Claimed Life Of SDF Brigade Commander

A photo of Mustafa al-Sheikh Ali released by the DMC.

These claims were dismissed by sources close to the SDF, including the North Press Agency. The sources confirmed that al-Sheikh was killed in an IED attack.

Al-Sheikh was reportedly the commander of the al-Busayrah Brigade, one of several DMC-led units in southeastern Deir Ezzor.

The attack on al-Sheikh highlights how ISIS cells in southeastern Deir Ezzor are developing their tactics. The terrorists’ attacks are becoming bolder and more complicated. Meanwhile, the SDF continues to rely on old, failed tactics.

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  1. Potato Man says:

    The main reason why stupid Kurds suck yankees di_ks and worship Zion is because of money and hope yankees cut some of Syria for Kurds.

    Kurds have no power and have no right to control about 1/3 of Syria when they are just 8.9% population, the funny thing is Kurds remind me of Zion….again in ME you see US feed and protect a group of people which the US is their bloodline.
    It is US that buy and sell Syrian oil from Kurds – it is US that give them money and food – and you see Kurds get so boldly because of US. If you talk to a Kurd you see they worship Zion as well – they want to do what Zion did back in stone age…that sh-t never gonna happen again and Kurds don’t have that much support like Zion did from US and EU.
    Fun fact, from all the “Kurds” I have talk to in YT/twitter/etc, they always talk about Zion…Zion are Kurds role model and both have wet dream of taking other people land… those fukers end up in one place and both are just as bad as Wahhabi terrorists, it is matter of time their mask fall off like Zion.

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