US-Backed Forces Reportedly Advance in Central Raqqa

StoryfulNewsPublished: August 21, 201727 views
Published: August 21, 2017

Despite mines planted by Islamic State in Raqqa, the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said in August 21 that its troops were advancing in several areas in the city. At least 35 ISIS fighters were killed during the advances, Kurdish media reported. Heavy fighting also reported in the old part of the city between ISIS and SDF in the same day, according to local reports. This video was shared by a local media and is described as showing SDF advancing into al-Moataz street in central Raqqa. Credit: YouTube/Furat FM via Storyful

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