U.S.-Backed Syrian Forces Attack The Last Islamic State Enclave

CNN: Heavy fighting reported as US-backed forces attack last ISIS stronghold in Syria

Heavy fighting erupted Sunday as US-backed forces attacked the last ISIS stronghold in Syria amid a final push to clear the jihadist group from the war-torn country.

A CNN team in Syria witnessed airstrikes, explosions and mortar fire in Baghouz after the operation by the Syrian Defense Forces began about 6 pm local time.

SDF spokesman Mustafa Bali said on Twitter Sunday that its forces were engaged in "direct violent clashes" and that its planes were targeting weapons depots.

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WNU Editor:  This is going to end soon.

More News On U.S.-Backed Syrian Forces Attacking The Last Islamic State Enclave

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SDF attack Islamic State group's Syria enclave Baghuz -- BBC
US-Backed Forces Launch Final Assault to Wipe Out IS Enclave -- VOA
US-backed Syrian forces resume attacks on final ISIL enclave -- Al Jazeera
Baghouz offensive: final push begins with a firefight -- The National
With shrouded faces, Islamic State fighters stand guard over final enclave -- Reuters

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