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Al-Raqqa campaign: a road liberated, 72 mercenaries killed

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AL-RAQQA- Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have inflicted IS mercenaries vast damage since Tuesday night, and the fighters dominated the strategic road that led from the city to the Old Mosque and which is known as Syeif al-Dowleh Road, and it is one of the main roads in the middle of al-Raqqa city.

IS mercenaries attempted on Tuesday night to launch an attack on Hisham Abdul Melek neighborhood in al-Raqqa, and the fighters repelled the attack and they were engaged in fierce clashes lasting till Wednesday morning. Moreover, the clashes resulted in defeating the mercenaries’ attack.

The clashes also resulted in killing 12 mercenaries and destroying a booby-trapped vehicle, and 4 SDF fighters martyred and other 3 of them were wounded.

In Old al-Raqqa neighborhood, fierce clashes have erupted between SDF and IS mercenaries since Tuesday night till now where 9 mercenaries were killed.

On Wednesday morning, clashes broke out in al-Diriya west of the city which resulted in killing 11 mercenaries, and the fighters of SDF downed 3 IS drones as one of them was kept at the fighters’ hands. In addition, one of SDF fighters martyred during the clashes and other 3 got wounded.

On Wednesday morning, clashes erupted north of al-Ratlah town which resulted in killing 3 mercenaries, one of them was kept in the fighters’ hands, and the fighters seized 2 Kalashnikovs and one BKC.

Since Tuesday night and till Wednesday morning, the fighters were engaged in fierce clashes, and they advanced towards the middle of the city after they have dominated on one of the strategic sites.

The fierce clashes resulted in killing at least 27 mercenaries.

The fighters of SDF repelled to IS mercenaries’ attack southeast of the city, during the clashes, the fighters defeated the mercenaries attack, and destroyed 2 military vehicles, one of them was loaded by 10 mercenaries while the other was loaded by Dushka weapon.

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