A high-ranking ISIS leader Ossama Abu Awayd, who is originally from village of Ta,ana of Deir EZ-Zor, has been captured in a special operation carried out by our forces. Abu Awayd is one of the most prominent jihadists within ISIS. The terrorist had been in charge of security affairs in ISIS-held region across Syrian north cities such as Raqqa and Deir EZ-Zor. Abu Awayd directly participated in about 40 terrorist attacks which claimed lives of many civilians as well as fighters of SDF.
Counter-terrorism units of SDF conducted an operation on 22nd November in order to capture him in village of Ta,ana of Deir EZ-Zor, where he had been hiding for a long time. The terrorist was captured in the operation and was taken into custody.
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