Rojda Felat: Raqqa shall be fully liberated in 1.5 months
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) Commander Rojda Felat stated that only 20% of Raqqa city is left to be liberated from ISIS occupation.
As the military campaign to liberate Raqqa from ISIS continues at full force since June 6, Women's Defense Units (YPJ) and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) Commander Rojda Felat spoke to ANF about the latest situation in the ‘Great Battle’ to clear Raqqa of ISIS.
Rojda Felat stated that ISIS holds 20% of the city now and SDF fighters are making further advances every day, further tightening the noose around ISIS. She said the city shall be fully liberated in 1.5 months.
SDF Commander said ISIS gangs are left only in the north of the city, and continued; “The gangs’ morale collapsed and many of them are surrendering to us. We are informed that there are several among them that want to surrender but they are afraid of each other. A gang leader came and surrendered to our forces recently.”
Felat pointed out that the military campaign is continuing as planned, adding that that they have not experienced any disruption so far.