Female fighters plant flags in Raqqa center

Female fighrers of the YJŞ and YPJ in the Raqqa operation have planted their flags together in the city center. Fighters say Raqqa will soon be fully liberated.

The Great Battle launched by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to liberate Raqqa of ISIS invasion is on its 100th day. There are intense clashes in Raqqa city center between SDF fighters and ISIS gangs.

The Shengal Women’s Units (YJŞ) and Women’s Defense Units (YPJ) have planted flags in the center of the city together. YPG and YPJ forces had planted their flags in the eastern part of the city center before.

Shengali and Rojavan women fighting shoulder to shoulder work together in the operations. The women are destroying ISIS in every house, street and neighborhood and are now waving their flags in great joy.

Female fighters chanted “Bijî berxwedana YPJ’ê” and “Bijî berxwedana YJŞ’ê” in the streets of Raqqa. The women say they are excited and announce that Raqqa will be fully liberated soon.

70% of the city has been taken under control while the number of liberated neighborhoods has gone up to 16 with the recent liberation of Mirûr and Al Saqna neighborhoods.