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SDF did not advance through Raqqa from east

  Friday 24th March 2017

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Several Arabic TV stations has circulated an article on Friday about launching an SDF-Marines joint military operation to advance toward Raqqa city from the eastern countryside. The operation –according to an SDF military commander- limited to the eastern side of Raqqa.

Verify-sy  team contacted several military sources who assured that the “Euphrates Rage” forces are stationed nearby al-Fatesa town which approximately located 20 km eastern Raqqa city while they –the forces- stationed from over a month in “Shnineh Bridge” which approximately 6KM northeastern Raqqa city.

However, a Euphrates Rage military commander tweeted that the forces has controlled Farsat Abu Ismail town which approximately 25km eastern Raqqa city.

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