Special Deterrence Force arrests ISIS commander

  • Libyan Express |
  • Thursday 25 February 2016


The Tripoli-based Special Deterrence Force announced late Wednesday that it had arrested the IS senior commander, Muhammad Saad Al-Tajouri, also known as Abu Sulaiman.

Abu Sulaiman is the new commander appointed by IS headquarters in Libya’s Sirte. His assistant, Salim Al-Emmari (AKA: Abu Zaid), and the coordinator and host responsible to transfer them to Sabratha, Ahmed Dheim (AKA: Abu Hamza Al-Tajouri) who were also arrested by the SDF.

The SDF clarified that the IS militants were captured in a house in Tajoura suburbs, near Tripoli, as they were on their way to Sabratha to assume their assigned posts.

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