ISIS terrorist group abandoning their commander and fleeing for their lives while fighting the so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in northeastern Syria.

 Abu Kamal district of the eastern Syrian province of Dayr al-Zawr, firing indiscriminate shots at the US-backed forces.

Deir ez-Zor Governorate

is one of the fourteen governorates (provinces) of Syria. It is situated in eastern Syria, bordering Iraq. It has an area of 33,060 km² (12,760 sq mi) and a population of 1,239,000 (2011 estimate).[ The capital is Deir ez-Zor.

One of the terrorists, identified by the nom de guerre Abu Aisha, faces his commander Abu Ayman al-Iraqi, and urges him to order fellow Takfiris to retreat.

Iraqi, in return, refuses and commands ISIS terrorists to carry on fighting.

The terrorists at last decide to abandon their commander and escape from the area onboard a military vehicle.

Iraqi, who is badly injured in the fierce exchange of gunfire with Kurdish-led forces, died of his gunshot wounds hours later.

On Friday, the SDF succeeded in capturing the entire town of Hajin, which served as one of the last ISIS strongholds in eastern Syria.

The recent advance of the US-backed militants came as Turkey said that there would be a campaign against “terrorists” in the eastern Euphrates region.

PressTV-‘Turkey to launch new operation in northern Syria’Erdogan says Turkey will start a new military operation in northern Syria within days.

The SDF commander-in-chief said on Thursday that his fellow fighters would respond strongly to any Turkish attack, but noted that the US-supported Kurdish-led forces were pressing diplomatic efforts to deter an assault.

Mazloum Kobani told Reuters that Washington had made “serious attempts” to prevent a Turkish offensive, but the US should ramp up its efforts further.

Mazloum Kobani, SDF commander-in-chief, is pictured during an interview with Reuters in Ain Issa, Syria, on December 13, 2018. (Photo by Reuters)

Kobani warned that a Turkish assault would tie up militants from the People’s Protection Units (YPG), who are purportedly fighting Daesh remnants in eastern Syria, which would allow the Takfiris to spread again.

“We are ready for any attack and will respond strongly … within our areas. “Till now, our diplomatic attempts are ongoing to deter this,” he said.

Kobani said Turkey had been mobilizing militants from the so-called Free Syrian Army at fronts bordering the region, where SDF forces control areas in northern Syria.


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