The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have repelled an ISIS attack on its positions in the village of Abu Qabab in the western Raqqa countryside killing 3 ISIS fighters.
According to a local source, clashes between ISIS and the SDF are ongoing in the vicinity of Al-Mansoura village east of Tabqah town. Moreover, the SDF continued its attempts to capture the Hettin farm north of Raqqah city.
ISIS members have reportedly destroyed a vehicle allegedly belonging to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) with an ATGM and killing 6 PKK fighters in the village of Abi Qubaya’ near Al-Mansoura town.
ISIS also launched an attack on the SDF in the Karama area east of Raqqa city. Moreover, ISIS fighters killed a PKK fighter in Al-Jadidat area east of Raqqa.
Clashes near Karmana:
Weapons and documents seized from ISIS east of Raqqah:
According to local sources, a displaced family from Deir Ezzour was killed by a US-led coalition warplane in the village of Hawi al-Hawa west of Raqqa city.
US-led coalition warplanes also bombed Ma’adan east of Raqqa and according to local sources, more than 90 shells have fallen since yesterday on the city.
On Saturday, the SDF announced that the storm of Raqqa will begin in the coming days. It is worth mentioning that the ISIS still has freedom of movement west and south of Raqqa.