The SDF fighter Mukhlif Ahmed AL Ayfan
The SDF courageous , tireless fighter Mukhlif Ahmed AL Ayfan grew up in Abu kamal – Die ez Zour governorate , a Syrian city on Euphrates river near the border with Iraq.
After the terrorist organization of Islamic State ISIS started to take over territories and expand its influence across Syria , the rural boy wanted to join the ranks of Syrian Democratic Forces SDF .
Mukhlif’s fighting journey with the SDF started at the beginning of 2015 when he decided to take a part in the fight against ISIS to liberate the region and drive ISIS out of his country .
After being in the front lines with SDF against ISIS in several battles , the son of Abu kamal was leading one of SDF combat team in the battles against ISIS last pockets in the following towns of Hajin, Shaafa, Sussa and Baghouz ( Syrian towns on the banks of Euphrates river) Deir ez Zour governorate .
As Mukhlif was well experienced and good strategic- planning commander in the battle, in addition to his military discipline , the SDF field commander was able to accomplish all tasks entrusted to him and his fighting group in different battles against ISIS .
Following the liberation of ISIS last strongholds in Syria by SDF , the brave fighter was one of the first who participated in cleaning the land mines and booby traps left behind by ISIS , sadly Mukhlif didn’t get his last mission done as he was badly injured by a mine explosion resulted in losing his two legs and other different wounds .
The brave fighter still committed to keep his struggle on , in order to ensure security and safety for his country , his wound didn’t deter him from achieving his goals and dreams in liberating his territories from all invaders and occupiers .