SDF launches second stage of operation against ISIS

SDF launched second stage of “Deterrent of Terrorism” Operation.

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have launched, this morning, Friday, (17th July, 2020), the second stage of “Deterrent of Terrorism” campaign to track down and pursue the cells of ISIS terrorist organization in the areas of Deir ez-Zor.

According to the statement published by SDF Media Center, this stage targets ISIS hideouts and their cells that threaten stability and civil peace in the areas of Deir ez-Zor and came at the request of the people, chieftains, and elderlies of the tribes of the region, especially after ISIS attacks on civilians increased and posed a direct threat to their lives.
The campaign involving the Special Anti-Terrorism Units (YAT) and in coordination with the international coalition and air support forces will continue until the goal set by the General Command is achieved.