Opposition sources published a new video from Raqqa city showing an elderly Arab man who has been brutally beaten.
According to the source, fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) attacked Ahmed Zeno after they allegedly killed his son Asaad.
The video shows a fighter talking to other fighters in Kurdish and then talking to the victim in Arabic and asking him “Why didn’t you leave?”. The SDF didn’t commented on the new video.
— الرقة تذبح بصمت (@Raqqa_SL) 21 July 2017
On Saturday, the SDF announced that it’s only 2 km away from capturing the eastern bank of the Euphrates River in the southern part of Raqqa city. The SDF also announced that 8 ISIS fighters were killed during clashes in Al-Rawda district in Raqqa city.
Moreover, fighters of the Manbij Military Council managed to capture ISIS weapon depot with a SPG-9 non-recoil rifle and IEDs.
ISIS fighters attacked SDF positions in Hisham bin Abdul Malik district in the center of Raqqa City after targeting SDF positions in the district with a VBIED. ISIS fighters also targeted SDF positions with an SPG-9 non-recoil rifle is south western Raqqah city.
According to opposition sources, a mother and her three children and other two civilians lost their life due to the bombing by the US-led coalition warplanes in Hisham bin Abdul Malik district in Raqqa city on July 13. The US-led coalition and SDF are still unable to reduce the number of civilian casualties in Raqqa city.