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US backed forces take new ground from Daesh in Hasaka

Local | 2018-06-09 21:13:00
US backed forces take new ground from Daesh in Hasaka
(Zaman Al Wasl)- US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces on Saturday have seized ground from Daesh in northeastern Hasaka province, taking advantage form a heavy aerial bombing by the International Coalition, activists said.

The YPG-led alliance took two villages near the town of al-Shaddadi in the southern countryside.

Backed by the US and French artillery, the SDF launched major offensive on last ISIS pockets near the Iraqi border. Since Sunday, clashes have been underway between near the towns of al-Dshaisha and Tel Shayer.

On Thursday, The SDF seized three villages and seven farms in the southeastern countryside of Hasaka, 
At least 20 civilians have been killed by the U.S.-led airstrikes al-Dshaisha and tel Shayer during the week, activists said.

The U.S.-led airstrikes have killed more than 2000 civilians and have displaced thousands more, according to the United Nations.

Alos in Hasaka, 3 American Army troops were killed by Daesh attack.

The attack occurred near the town of al-Shaddadi on Wednesday when Daesh targeted a US armored with guided rocket, activist Mohamed al-Kheder told Zaman al-Wasl.

At least 13 US Army soldiers killed northeastern Syria in three months.

Daesh has resorted to guerrilla tactics since it abandoned its goal of holding territory and creating a self-sufficient caliphate that straddles Iraq and Syria. 


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