SDF/YPG forces are moving towards Raqqa city, controlled by ISIS terrorist group.
U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS, Brett McGurk, tweeted on Wednesday (May 24) saying that SDF fighters were now just three kilometers outside of the city of Raqqa.
The SDF combatants struck heavily ISIS positions and seized control over Ahmad Assad Silos located some 40km East of Raqqa city after hours of clashing.
Dijwar Xebat, a commander for the YPG-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), said: “The Wrath of Euphrates fighters have liberated a 30 kilometer area in 3 days, cut off the Raqqa-Deir Ezzor road and reached the Euphrates.”
A senior field commander of Al Nusra Front killed in southern neighborhoods of Daraa city.
SAA troops and their allies continue to advance against ISIS in oil-rich regions in Eastern Homs province.
Intense clashes continue in and around Deir Ezzor city. During the second phase of assault ISIS captured a number of points from SAA.
SAA advances near T4 airbase in Eastern Homs continuing the military operation to recapture lost lands in Palmyra and its suburbs.
ISIS tried to recapture its positions in Northern Raqqa, SDF repelled the attack.
At least 120 Harakat Nour al Din al Zenki fighters were deployed to the northwest suburb of Aleppo city.