AL-RAQQA- The continuous clashes in al-Raqqa neighborhoods resulted in killing 12 mercenaries, arresting other 2 of them. Moreover, Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are still advancing in the eastern and western axes. It is supposed that the eastern and western axes would met during next few hours.
Al-Raqqa liberation campaign continues at its 65 day successively as the fighters progressed in the western and eastern axes of al-Raqqa.
In Nazlet Shuhadah neighborhood southern of al-Raqqa city, clashes have been ongoing between SDF and IS mercenaries since Wednesday night, and 7 mercenaries were killed and other 2 mercenaries were captured.
While in al-Rowda neighborhood east of al-Raqqa, battles are ongoing between the fighters and the mercenaries. The clashes which are still ongoing till the moment of preparing this report resulted in killing 2 mercenaries.
In al-Barid neighborhood west of al-Raqqa city, strong battles are ongoing between the fighters and the mercenaries. According to the information, 3 mercenaries have been killed till now.
In a relevant concern, Old Al-Raqqa neighborhood east of the city is witnessing intermittent clashes between the fighters and the mercenaries, and the amount of the damage that was inflicted to the mercenaries is still unknown.
The eastern and western axes have approached each other
According to the information obtained from the eastern axis of al-Raqqa, the two forces have approached each other as the fighters in the two axes continue progressing forwards but slowly because of mines planted by IS mercenaries. Moreover, it is supposed that the eastern and western axes would met during next few hours.