The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) repelled an ISIS attack at the sugar factory and the 17th Division base north of Raqqa city. 20 ISIS members were killed during the clashes in the area. However, ISIS fighters managed to recapture some positions south of the 17th Division Base.
Meanwhile, the SDF managed to completely secure the Roumieh district in the western part of Raqqa city after the killing of 11 ISIS militants.
From its side, ISIS claimed that 18 SDF fighters have been killed during an attack on the villages of Al-Shaher, Khas Da’qour and Kaleeb in the eastern Raqqa countryside, and Abu Qabeea’ village in the western Raqqa countryside.
It also claimed the killing of 3 SDF fighters in the Roumieh district of Raqqah. Furthermore, ISIS fighters also targeted an SDF group in Al-Mashhalbi district east of Raqqa city with an ATGM.
US-led coalition warplanes and artillery units continued bombarding Raqqah city. According to local sources, the yesterday bombing destroyed the Al-Nour mosque in Raqqa city.
33 civilians lost their life and 25 other were injured as a result of the US-led coalition air strikes.
It is worth mentioning that the SDF has not yet moved to close the supply and withdrawal lines of ISIS in the southern Raqqa countryside.