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Syria: SDF rejoice at Raqqa liberation02:32

Syria: SDF rejoice at Raqqa liberation

Syrian Arab Republic, Raqqa
October 19, 2017 at 08:11 GMT -00:00 · Published

Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) began clearing rubble and hoisting flags, as they celebrated regaining the former major so-called Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) stronghold of Raqqa on Wednesday.

Among the buildings destroyed in the liberation of the city was Raqqa's municipal stadium, which IS forces used as their last stand in the city.

The US-backed alliance has claimed that it has taken control of Raqqa but pockets of fighters remain.

Las Fuerzas Democráticas Sirias (SDF, por sus siglas en inglés), comenzaron a limpiar los escombros e izar banderas, mientras celebraban la liberación de Raqqa, antigua fortaleza del estado islámico (EI) de manos de sus militantes.

Entre los edificios destruidos durante los combates por la liberación de la ciudad se encontraba el estadio municipal de Raqqa, que las fuerzas del EI utilizaron como su último bastión en la ciudad.

La alianza respaldada por Estados Unidos ha afirmado que ha tomado el control de Raqqa, pero aún quedan algunos focos de combatientes que se niegan a entregar las armas.

Syria: SDF rejoice at Raqqa liberation02:32
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Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) began clearing rubble and hoisting flags, as they celebrated regaining the former major so-called Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) stronghold of Raqqa on Wednesday.

Among the buildings destroyed in the liberation of the city was Raqqa's municipal stadium, which IS forces used as their last stand in the city.

The US-backed alliance has claimed that it has taken control of Raqqa but pockets of fighters remain.

Las Fuerzas Democráticas Sirias (SDF, por sus siglas en inglés), comenzaron a limpiar los escombros e izar banderas, mientras celebraban la liberación de Raqqa, antigua fortaleza del estado islámico (EI) de manos de sus militantes.

Entre los edificios destruidos durante los combates por la liberación de la ciudad se encontraba el estadio municipal de Raqqa, que las fuerzas del EI utilizaron como su último bastión en la ciudad.

La alianza respaldada por Estados Unidos ha afirmado que ha tomado el control de Raqqa, pero aún quedan algunos focos de combatientes que se niegan a entregar las armas.

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