DAMASCUS, SYRIA (3:45: P.M.) – A newly-formed, pro-government faction in the Syrian northern city of Raqqa has just issued a statement declaring resistance against the American troops in the afflicted city.
“We officially declare the formation of the popular resistance in Raqqa to prevent the American aggression from taking over any part of our beloved Syria after it [USA] gathered terrorists from all over the world as their proxies; who destroyed the city of Raqqa and killed its innocent people”, the statement read.
The group introduced itself through Six rifle-wielding, masked men filmed in video footage and circulated on social media.
AMN hasn’t been able to verify the authenticity of the footage.
The group called on all the people of Raqqa to take part in the resistance by all means possible through “engaging in demonstrations, strikes and opposing all efforts to partition Syria”.
Meanwhile, the Syrian government accused the US of massacring scores o civilians in Deir Ezzor by conducting illegitimate airstrikes.