"Euphrates Wrath" Operation Forces are trying to go deep into the eastern neighbourhood of Al-Raqqah city and the International Coalition’s warplanes bomb "Islamic State" sniper sites • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

“Euphrates Wrath” Operation Forces are trying to go deep into the eastern neighbourhood of Al-Raqqah city and the International Coalition’s warplanes bomb “Islamic State” sniper sites

The “Euphrates Wrath” Operation Forces continue their military operations in Al-Raqqah city and its surroundings, which was started dawn of Tuesday the 6th of June 2017, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that Syrian Elite Forces and the Syria Democratic Forces are working to strengthen their controlled points within al-Mashlab neighbourhood east of Al-Raqqah city, where the “Islamic State” organization’s members withdrew from about half of the neighbourhood, while the “Euphrates Wrath” Operation Forces are strengthening their control over the eastern part of al-Mashlab neighbourhood, which is the only neighbourhood that the Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) and the Syrian Elite Forces (SEF) have entered until now.

This strengthen process coincides with targeting by the International Coalition’s warplanes for sites and positioning points of the “Islamic State” organization, where reliable sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights that the advancement process of SEF and SDF inside Al-Mashlab neighborhood is obstructed by snipers of the organization who are positioned in the neighbourhood in a way that obstructs the advancement into the neighbourhood, in addition to the intensity of the mines planted by the “Islamic State” organization in the neighbourhood, where the Syrian Observatory learned that Coalition’s warplanes are bombing sites of the organization’s snipers in the neighborhood, in addition to bombing other targets in the neighbourhood, within the areas controlled by the organization, in an attempt to open a way before the forces of “Euphrates Wrath” operation, also clashes are taking place inside the area of the Division 17 and its vicinity north of Al-Raqqah city, between the Syria Democratic Forces against members of the “Islamic State” organization, in conjunction with clashes between both parties in outskirts Hirqla area west of al-Sabahiya neighbourhood in the western outskirts of Al-Raqqah city.