General Issam Zahreddine was on a special operation at Saqr Island in Deir Ezzor, when his vehicle struck the land mine and exploded, according to Almasdarnews.
According to AMN news outlet, Issam Zahreddine was born in Sweida village of Tarba in 1961. According to reports, General was the head of the 104 Brigade of the Syrian Republican Guard.
Syrian General Issam Zahreddine killed in Deir Ezzor. A hero is gone. We will not forget you. Rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/akOdNRNiEV— syrianfaust (@SyrianFaust) 18 октября 2017 г.
Later the Syrian Army continued its operation in the Deir ez-Zor area, planning to destroy all terrorists there.
Deir ez-Zor is located on the banks of the Euphrates River in the northeast of Damascus.