16 members of the "Islamic State" organization were killed during SDF’s control of a new village south of Al-Raqqah city • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

16 members of the “Islamic State” organization were killed during SDF’s control of a new village south of Al-Raqqah city

Al-Raqqah Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that the violent clashes are taking place between the Syria Democratic Forces and the US Special Forces against the “Islamic State” organization, south of Al-Raqqah city at the southern banks of the Euphrates River, where the Syria Democratic Forces were able to achieve advancement and control Ratla village, while the clashes -which were accompanied by heavy bombing on the village and airstrikes by the International Coalition warplanes- have killed 16 of members at least of the ” Islamic State “organization, raising to 33 at least, the number of members who have been documented since yesterday in the bombing and clashes in Al-Raqqah city and south of it.

In the same context, the clashes continue between members of the “Islamic State” organization against the Syria Democratic Forces and the forces of the “Euphrates Wrath” operation in several areas in neighborhoods west, northwest and east of Al-Raqqah city, amid exchange of targeting between both parties, where “Euphrates Wrath” Operation Forces are trying to achieve more advancement towards the depth of Al-Raqqah city, in order to clamp down on the organization and reduce the size of its controlled areas within the city.

The Syrian Observatory for Human rights published hours ago that the stronghold of the “Islamic State” organization in Syria is witnessing since the 1st of July 2017 continued violent clashes between the Syria Democratic Forces and the “Euphrates Wrath” Operation Forces supported by the International Coalition warplanes against the “Islamic State” organization, in areas at the outskirts of Al-Raqqah city, where the clashes are concentrated in al-Kornish Street between Al-Hal Market and Hisham bin Abdul Malik neighborhood, in conjunction with clashes in areas west of the city, and the Syrian Observatory For human rights learned that the Syria Democratic Forces managed to achieve advancement west of the city and controlled the area between al-Safahiyyeh neighbourhood and the outskirts Yarmouk neighborhood west and south-west of the city, the clashes accompanied by bombing by the International Coalition warplanes on the organization’s sites and its controlled areas.

These clashes caused casualties in the ranks of both parties, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented at least 23 fighters of the Syria Democratic Forces who were killed in the explosions and clashes against the organization, while at least 17 members of the organization were killed in the airstrikes and clashes that accompanied them, also other fighters of both parties were injured.

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