SDF liberates a neighborhood west of Raqqa from ISIS

Syrian Democratic Forces have liberated the al-Bayatra (Batani) neighborhood of Raqqa following 4 days of clashes with ISIS.

YPG-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have cleared the al-Bayatra (Batani) neighborhood west of Raqqa as their operation to liberate the city from ISIS continues in its 13th day.

During clashes that erupted Saturday evening and continued into the early morning hours, several ISIS members have been killed.

SDF fighters have started search and sweep efforts in the neighborhood.

In the meantime, heavy fighting between SDF and ISIS continues in al-Barid, Hattîn and Qadîsiya neighborhoods where SDF forces are making further advances