Fully veiled women fleing from the Baghouz area in the eastern Syrian province of Deir Ezzor give out their name during an operation by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces to expel hundreds of Islamic State group jihadists from the region. — AFP photo
NEAR BAGHOUZ, Syria: The ferocious battle for the Islamic State group’s last bastion in eastern Syria entered its fifth day on Wednesday, as exhausted families left the ever-shrinking scrap of land where holdout jihadists have been boxed in by Kurdish-led forces.
Hundreds fled day and night from Baghouz, near the enclave where diehard IS fighters are making their last …read more
Source: The Borneo Post