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Syria: ISIL Gathering More Fighters Near Raqqa City



Informed sources in Northern Syria disclosed that the ISIL terrorist group is evacuating its fighters and their families from different regions to concentrate them in its self-proclaimed capital of Raqqa to strengthen its defense abilities there.

“Four buses and several other vehicles, carrying ISIL fighters and their family members, left Northern Aleppo heading towards the town of al-Mansoureh in the Western countryside of Raqqa,” the sources said.

Meantime, Kurdish sources disclosed on Saturday that the US Army deployed nearly 300 fresh forces in Northern Raqqa near the border with Turkey.

“120 US army soldiers have been deployed in North of Tal Abyadh. Also 60 other soldiers have been dispatched to a base near the village of Shabadeq close to a road towards the town of Salouk,” the sources said.

“The Shabadeq base is a camp to train the Kurdish fighters for war against the ISIL terrorists in the Eastern battlefields of Raqqa up to the Northern banks of the Euphrates River,” the sources added.

“In the meantime, over 100 US soldiers have entered Ein Issa via an illegally-established US army base in the village of Kharab Isq to coordinate Kurdish fighters’ operations and meanwhile guard the US political officials who have been dispatched to Syria to form a new coalition, allegedly for the capture of Raqqa,” the sources said.

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