“Euphrates Wrath” Operation Forces control parts of al-Jazrah suburb hours after the Coalition’s massacre in it

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned from reliable sources that the Syria Democratic Forces supported by the US Special Forces were able to advance west of Al-Raqqah city, and control parts of al-Jazrah suburb located near the northern banks of the Euphrates river west of Al-Raqqah city, while the clashes continues violently between the “Euphrates Wrath” Operation Forces against the “Islamic State” organization on the eastern side of al-Jazrah suburb, where the “Islamic State” organization is still controlling this side, while inspections are being carried out by the Syria Democratic Forces in the parts they controlled from the al-Jazrah suburb, and the clashes are accompanied by exchange of shelling and targeting between both parties.
This advancement on the west side coincides with the continuation of the clashes between the Syrian Elite Forces and the Syria Democratic Forces supported by the US Special Forces against members of the “Islamic State” organization at the western outskirts of al-Mashlab neighbourhood east of Al-Raqqah city, of which the forces of the “Euphrates Wrath” Operation took control of it almost entirely, where the housing masses in the west of the neighbourhood from the side of al-Sinaa neighborhood are still under the control of members of the “Islamic State” organization, who seek to repel the advancement and prevent their advancement further within the neighbourhood, the clashes are accompanied by bombardment by the International Coalition’s warplanes and shelling by the “Euphrates Wrath” Operation Forces on the “Islamic State” organization’s controlled areas in the city.

The advancement in al-Jazrah suburb also comes after a massacre by the International Coalition’s warplanes which targeted an internet café in the suburb, killing 15 civilians including an activist of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, out of 23 casualties who were killed yesterday in Al-Raqqah city and al-Jazrah suburb, also the bombing caused destruction in the property of citizens and injured several persons, some of them are still in serious condition.

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