A commander with the Kurdish-led pressure preventing the Islamic State group says the offensive on the militants’ final enclave in japanese Syria has been blunted by the invention of a whole bunch of civilians nonetheless residing there.
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The U.S.-backed pressure often known as the Syrian Democratic Forces launched the offensive to liberate the IS-held village of Baghouz per week in the past, after greater than 20,000 civilians had been evacuated via a hall from the realm within the japanese province of Deir el-Zour.
Adnan Afrin tells The Related Press that within the final three days, IS has introduced up a whole bunch of civilians from underground tunnels to make the SDF and U.S.-led coalition conscious of their presence.
He says the invention has blunted the offensive. “We don’t wish to trigger a bloodbath.”
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