A Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighter looks through the scope of his weapon in Tal Samin village, north of Raqqa city, Syria November 19, 2016. REUTERS/Rodi Said
Sputnik: Kurdish-Led Syrian Rebels Backed by US Fully Free Tabqa, its Dam From Daesh
Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) backed by the US-led coalition have fully liberated the Syrian city of Tabqa and the Tabqa Dam from Daesh terrorists.
The Tabqa Dam is the largest in Syria. The city is located some 40 km west of Raqqa.
The US-led coalition aviation and US special forces assisted the Syrian rebels in the Tabqa campaign.
Earlier in the day, the Pentagon said that the SDF and the Syrian Arab Coalition had successfully liberated the vast majority of Tabqa and they continued to clear Daesh remnants from the final two neighborhoods of the city.
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WNU Editor: The casualties have been heavy in the takng of this dam and town .... Handful of Islamic State jihadis halt push on Raqqa, Syria (The Australian/The Times).
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