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DAMASCUS, SYRIA (8:45 P.M.) – A stunning video emerged on Sunday showing a firefight between the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and a lone ISIS fighter detonating his suicide belt meters from Kurdish combattants on a desert battlefield not far from Raqqa.

The blast launched debris flying past the ears of nearby Kurdish troops:

Full video and context can be found here, provided by ANHA news network:

Two days ago, 65 Kurdish fighters were killed across Raqqa province as the Islamic State launched two simultaneous attacks on outposts held by the US-backed SDF.

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Student currently living in Denmark. Special focus on news from Syria, MENA map-making and strategical military analysis.

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Henri Cochet
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2017-04-03 00:52
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You realize you live in a strange world when two fighters have i phones in their hand instead of rifle when on the frontline …

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Daeshbags Sux
2017-04-03 11:27
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It’d be more interesting to play with a soldering iron, mount the camera on the rifle with a cable linked to the phone, mount the phone on your belly and use it as a deported sight with a zoom…

Yonatan
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2017-04-03 11:40
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It is even stranger when you have US-supported Kurds fighting US-supported ISIS.