According to information received from SDF sources, in the framework of the operation for the liberation of Raqqa, there is an increase in the number of clashes with Daesh terrorists.
Due to the use of cars packed with explosives by the terrorists, as well as multiple booby traps, there are a number of civilian casualties taking place. But despite the hardships, the SDF is making steady progress in liberating the city.
“The fighting in Raqqa has been going on for 68 days now. As a result of the advancement made by our forces, we have succeeded in liberating 60 percent of the city’s territory from Daesh,” Balli said in an interview with Sputnik Turkey.He further stated that in total 12 quarters of Raqqa are now protected from the terrorists.
In some quarters the fighting continues and the SDF fighters are gradually moving towards the center of the city.
“In addition, we managed to unite the eastern and northwestern front in Raqqa,