BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:10 A.M.) – The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) continued their advance in the Deir Ezzor Governorate, Thursday, seizing more ground from the so-called Islamic State (ISIS).

The Syrian Democratic Forces managed to advance a dozen kilometers in eastern Deir Ezzor, putting them within striking distance of the imperative town of Hajin.

“The distance between ISIS and us is roughly 200 meters,” said Haval Bahoz, an SDF fighter was quoted as sayig.

These SDF troops are currently coordinating with the Iraqi Security Forces to clear the last remaining pockets controlled by the Islamic State.

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