Spokesman: Backed militia to capture last Raqqa areas in hours

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October 17, 2017 11:56
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The spokesman for the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Syria's Raqqa said on Tuesday the alliance will capture the last parts of the city held by Islamic State in the coming hours.

The spokesman, Talal Selo, said by telephone that there was still fighting around the National Hospital, which the SDF said earlier it had taken, and around the city stadium.

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