A “victory” over ISIS in Syria: militants forced the army of Assad to retreat

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The militants of the Islamic state conquered almost half of the Syrian city of Abu-Kemal, who was considered the last stronghold of the terrorists, and from which yesterday they were almost completely knocked out Syrian army, supported by allied forces. This is with reference to Syrian Observatory for human rights, reports Radio Liberty.

According to the organization, the militants took more than 40% of the city, located a few kilometers from the border with Iraq.

The organization noted that the militants recaptured the suburbs located to the North, North-East and North-West of Abu Kemal. While the Syrian army and its allies retreated to the southern parts of the city.

Yesterday, 9 November, the Syrian army declared victory over the Islamic state, saying that the capture of the last city of the jihadists in the country signaled the collapse of their three-year, hard Board in the region.

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