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Islamic State militants attack SDF headquarters in Raqqa

Islamic State militants attack SDF headquarters in Raqqa
Members of the Syrian Democratic Forces militia. File photo.


Raqqa (Syria News) The self-proclaimed Islamic State group launched an attack, yesterday, on the headquarters of the Syrian Democratic Forces, east of Raqqa.

Qasioun News reported that the Islamic State militants attacked the headquarters of the Syrian Democratic Forces in al-Mokhtaleta neighborhood, east of the city of Raqqa.

Moreover, sources belonging to the terrorist group informed that 15 members of the Syrian Democratic Forces were killed in the explosion of a booby-trapped vehicles, near the Great Mosque east of the city, then violent clashes broke out between  the two sides, amid mutual rockets and artillery shelling.

Meanwhile, international coalition aircraft carried out several air strikes on the Islamic State headquarters, while the Syrian Democratic Forces shelled the area of 7 Nissan using heavy artillery.

It is noteworthy that the Syrian Democratic Forces militia is imposing a tight siege on the Islamic State militants inside the neighborhoods of Raqqa, while also recaptures more than 50% of the city since June this year.


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