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Clashes intensify in al-Raqqa, 38 mercenaries killed

AL-RAQQA- Al-Baytra neighborhood east of al-Raqqa, al-Barid and Huteen neighborhoods west of it are witnessing violent clashes since Friday afternoon, consequently, 38 mercenaries have been killed till now, SDF fighters have also entered al-Qadisiyah neighborhood west of al-Raqqa city.

Al-Raqqa liberation campaign continues as the fighters have progressed in 4 neighborhoods east and west of the city of al-Raqqa.

In al-Baytra neighborhood which lies east of al-Raqqa, violent clashes erupted since Friday night till this morning, information obtained tells that a big number of the mercenaries have been killed, but the number was not definitely known, a Women Protection Units fighter martyred in the clashes.

West of al-Raqqa, SDF fighters are progressing and have been engaged in fierce clashes since Friday’s afternoon, in the result of the clashes that erupted between SDF and IS gangs, 38 mercenaries have been killed.

Having been dealt painful blows, IS gangs tried to launch attacks on SDF points by 2 armored vehicles and 2 motorcycles, but fighters could destroy them before reaching their target.

In the same neighborhood, 2 factories of bombed vehicles were destroyed after taking safety measures.

During the clashes in al-Barid neighborhood, 2 Syrian Democratic Forces fighters martyred

The fighters are advancing in the western axis of al-Raqqa city and have entered this morning al-Qadisiyah neighborhood.

Meantime, fierce clashes are going on in al-Barid, Huteen, al-Baytra and al-Qadisiyah amid fighters’ progress.