US-Backed Forces Gain Fighters in Raqqah

As reported by South Front, 248 men from Raqqah, Syria have received training and joined the US-backed Syrian Democratic Fores (SDF). These fighters will participate in an operation aimed at capturing Raqqa from the Islamic State terrorist group. The SDF has also trained more than 50 men from Raqqah as security forces. The task of this force will be to secure Raqqa after the Islmaic State is driven out.

South Front report found here.


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