The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) killed 1,244 ISIS members and destroyed 28 car bombs in clashes in thecity of Raqqah in August, the Kurdish People’s Defence Units (YPG) has claimed in a statement describing the recent achievements of the YPG and its female version YPJ.
The YPG added that the SDF also destroyed “a workshop for improvised mines, a factory for the preparation of bomb-laden vehicles, 3 military vehicles, 3 DShK 12.5 and DShK 23”, downed a drone and discovered 3 underground tunels
Only 101 Kurdish fighters were reportedly killed during the clashes.
According to the statement, the SDF rescued nearly 2,000 civilians from the ISIS-held area in August.
So far, the SDF has liberated 65% of Raqqah.
Last weekend, the SDF re-captured Moroor district from ISIS in the southern part of Raqqah.