Syrian govt jets strike Islamic State west of Raqqa city

By REUTERS
June 8, 2017 10:46
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Syrian government warplanes struck Islamic State positions west of Raqqa city on the southern bank of the Euphrates river, state media said on Thursday.

Separately, US-backed Syrian militias have been pushing into the edges of Raqqa city in the first days of their assault to seize Islamic State's base of operations in Syria.


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