BBC: Syria war: IS driven back in Tabqa, US-backed fighters say
US-backed Syrian fighters say they have made more gains in their battle with Islamic State (IS) militants for the strategic city of Tabqa.
Amid fierce street fighting, allied Kurdish and Arab militias known as the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) say they have captured six more districts.
They are supported by elite US forces and air strikes by a US-led coalition.
Tabqa has been a key IS command centre and is just 50km (30 miles) from Raqqa, the group's Syrian stronghold.
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