The Last ISIS Stronghold In Syria Has Fallen

FOX News: ISIS caliphate has crumbled and last stronghold liberated, Fox News has learned

BAGHOUZ, Syria -- The caliphate has crumbled, and the final offensive is over. While the official announcement hasn’t yet been made – Fox News has been told that this village, the last ISIS stronghold, is liberated.

It’s the first time since we’ve been here in Syria for five days that the bombs have stopped dropping and the gunfire has disappeared. We have witnessed the end of the caliphate – the brutal empire that once ruled over 8 million people – is gone.

Troops here are now bringing down the black flags of ISIS. The flags no longer fly over the town, instilling fear.

The last five days, Fox News has witnessed the last major offensive up close -– with U.S.-backed SDF forces attacking ISIS from three sides, pushing the fighters back, house to house, then tent to tent, against the Euphrates River.

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WNU Editor: Its over.

More News On Reports That The Last ISIS Stronghold In Syria Has Fallen

Victory over Islamic State to be announced after enclave searched: SDF -- Reuters
US-backed Syrian fighters search tunnels in last IS pocket -- AP
Fox News reports ISIS has fallen in Syria -- Washington Examiner
US-backed forces sweep last ISIS outpost for landmines and any hidden militants before moving in to finish off terror group fighters caught in final sliver of their 'caliphate' -- Daily Mail
Early celebrations as Syria war on ISIS holdout wraps up -- RUDAW/AFP
ISIS defeat in Syria enclave is a milestone, but the fight won't end -- CBS
The final victory in the battle against ISIS is now in sight -- VICE News

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