SDF advancing in Raqqa northern and eastern countryside trying to besiege the city

SDF fighters in Raqqa countryside-activists

“Syrian Democratic Forces SDF” captured Mazraat aal-Rahseed north west al-raqqa after ISIS withdrew weeks ago and forced displaced hundreds of civilians from it.

NSO reporter said YPG-dominated SDF captured Mazraat al-Rasheed north west al-Raqqa without much of fight with ISIS who withdrew from Raqqa northern countryside weeks ago completely.

Reporter added SDF forced more than 500 hundred civilians to leave the village and live in tents under the pretext of searching all houses to make sure the area is ISIS-free.

In the same context,reporter said separated clashes between ISIS and SDF north Hamret Boutyie and Raqqa Samra villages east al-raqqa while Coalition warplanes targeting ISIS positions in the area.

SDF trying to advance to those two villages to reach Euphrates river and isolate Raqqa from the northern countryside and besiege the city while ISIS trying to stop the advance eby closing Balikh canal and flood the area which led to flooding dozens of houses and displacing hundreds of civilians.


Obada Al-Hussien

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