SDF retake Yarmouk neighborhood near Raqqa

SDF retake Yarmouk neighborhood near Raqqa
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Raqqa (Syria News) The Syrian Democratic Forces managed to retake al-Yarmouk neighborhood, west of the city of Raqqa completely, after violent clashes with the Islamic State group and mutual shelling.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that, at dawn today, the Syrian Democratic Forces recaptured al-Yarmouk neighborhood, west of Raqqa completely, after battles with the Islamic State, killing 16 IS members.

Meanwhile, US-led international coalition carried out air strikes on the Islamic State’s locations, while the Syrian Democratic Forces managed to recapture wide areas of the city of Raqqa.

Violent clashes are still ongoing in southern Raqqa and inside the borders of Homs Province between the Islamic State militants and pro-Assad forces, the observatory added.

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