BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:00 P.M.) – The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces announced on Wednesday morning that their units had captured 80 percent of Raqqa City.

“It can be said that 80 percent of Raqqa city has been liberated. Our units continue clearance of mine and remaining militants in the city’s squares where fighting continues,” the official media wing of the Syrian Democratic Forces claimed.

With most of the city under their control, the Kurdish-led forces will soon turn their attention to the Deir Ezzor front, where their allies are currently pushing south along the eastern bank of the Euphrates River.

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Flay the Daeshbags
2017-09-20 20:08

SOHR is reporting 90% of Raqqa is under SDF control. sounds like the SDF announcement was a bit conservative.