US-backed Syrian forces destroy 41 positions held by IS terror group

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US-backed Syrian forces have captured 41 positions held by Islamic State terror group and destroyed their fortifications in the last tiny pocket they hold in eastern Syria.

Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces made the advances yesterday after they launched a final push to clear the area from IS terrorists on Saturday night. Heavy fighting is going on inside Baghouz from where 20,000 civilians have been evacuated.

US-led coalition warplanes are giving cover to advancing led Syrian Democratic Forces fighters. US President Donald Trump has said that the Islamic State group will lose by next week all the territory it once controlled in Iraq and Syria. (AIR NEWS)

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