The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

International Coalition’s warplanes kill an activist of the Syrian Observatory and 22 civilians in Al-Raqqah and the “Euphrates Wrath” Operation Forces control the first neighbourhood almost completely

Al-Raqqah Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the International Coalition’s warplanes continued carrying out airstrikes al night last night, targeting Al-Raqqah city and its outskirts, the stronghold of the “Islamic State” organization, where the number of persons who were killed al-Jazrah suburb and Al-Raqqah increased to 23 casualties, 15 of them were killed in a massacre by Coalition’s warplanes at an internet café in the al-Jazrah suburb, including an activist of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, while the rest were killed in bombing by the Coalition on areas in Al-Raqqah city, and the bombing of the Coalition has also caused the injuries, some of whom are still in serious condition, which may raise death toll.

This intense bombing by the International Coalition all night was coincided with continued violent clashes between the Syrian Elite Forces and the Syria Democratic Forces supported by warplanes of the International Coalition and the US Special forces, against the “Islamic State” organization, in areas at the outskirts of the city and its vicinity, where the “Euphrates Wrath” operation was able to achieve a new advancement in al-Mashlab neighborhood at the eastern outskirts of Al-Raqqah city, controlling the neighbourhood almost entirely, in conjunction with clashes between the Syria Democratic forces supported by the US Special Forces against the “Islamic State” organization in areas near al-Jazrah suburb west of Al-Raqqah city, near the northern banks of the Euphrates River.

Video by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights shows the spread of the Elite forces in al-Mashlab neighborhood at the eastern outskirts of Al-Raqqah city, and their preparations for attacking the industrial neighborhood in conjunction with exchange of shelling with the “Islamic State” organization.