Chief Assad killer assassinated by Syrian regime in Deir Ezzor
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Chief Assad killer assassinated by Syrian regime in Deir Ezzor

Zahreddine, a member of the Republican Guard and commander of Deir Ez-zor operations, was responsible for numerous massacres carried out by the Assad regime

News Service Yeni Şafak

Syrian Brigadier General Issam Zahreddine, was killed by Assad’s intelligence services, al-Mukhabarat, in a landmine explosion in the Hawijat-Saqr region of Deir Ez-zor, according to reports.

Zahreddine, a member of the Republican Guard and commander of Deir Ez-zor operations, was responsible for numerous massacres carried out by the Assad regime in the region.

Hundreds of civilians in Dara, Idlib were killed as a result of the massacres carried out by Zahreddine.

A Druze from the southern province of As-Sweidaa, Zahdreddine had recently attracted media attention after a video of him threatening refugees that they will be massacred if they are ever to return to the city of Deir Ez-zor emerged.

It is thought that the Assad regime has assassinated Zahreddine after remarks made by the General garnered a lot of negative coverage by international media.

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