Spokesman for the Euphrates Rage Operation Room Jeihan Sheikh Ahmad announced that the SDF fighters have seized control over eight neighborhoods or 45 % of Raqqa city after 47 days of non-stop anti-ISIS operation. Jeihan pointed out that the SDF has laid siege on ISIS from four directions, adding that mop-up operation is underway through…
US Special Operations units support Kurdish armed formations in their fighting against ISIS in Syria’s Raqqa city.
The SAA Tiger Forces units and other pro-government forces launched an operation to liberate the strategic Sukhnah town held by ISIS.
“At least 224 civilians, including 38 children and 28 women, have been killed in airstrikes by the US-led coalition on Raqqa since the SDF entered it,” the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
According to the source, 5 civilians were killed in Raqqa city and 9 civilians were killed in a village of Hasakah province in the U.S.-led coalition airstrikes.
According to the reports, ISIS snipers inflict heavy losses on SDF units during the battle in Syria’s Raqqa city.
U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have reportedly repelled ISIS attack on the front-lines in Raqqa city.