Civilians flee Raqqa as coalition forces close in

ReutersNewsPublished: June 15, 2017Updated: June 16, 20175 views
Published: June 15, 2017Updated: June 16, 2017

Islamic State militants in Raqqa are passing themselves off as civilians to try to avoid intensifying air strikes and shooting anyone caught trying to escape their Syrian bastion as U.S.-backed coalition forces close in, witnesses said. Emily Wither reports.

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