Syria: Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) capture more ground in Raqqa
The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Tuesday made new gains in the fight against ISIS militants in Raqqa city, advancing in two neighbourhoods.
The SDF leadership said that advances continue in the neighbourhoods of Nazlah Shehada and Hisham Bin Abdul Malek, although both neighbourhoods are not fully liberated yet.
In the clashes, at least 15 ISIS fighters were killed. Moreover, there are still hidden ISIS elements in some of the pockets of these two neighbourhoods.
Moreover, the SDF media centre reported that the Uwais al-Qarani mosque and the Ammar Ibn Yasir Shrine in Raqqa were liberated, but the historic shrine of Ibn Yasr was destroyed by ISIS explosives.