Smoke billows after the shelling of Baghouz on Saturday. Photo: AFP

150 Islamic State fighters surrender in eastern Syria

  • Rebel spokesman said battle to retake IS-held territory ‘is going to be over soon’
Topic |   Syrian conflict

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Smoke billows after the shelling of Baghouz on Saturday. Photo: AFP
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Fire from fighting is seen in Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria. Photo: Reuters

The ‘caliphate’ is a hellscape of smoke and fire and Islamic State, making its final stand in Syria, has nowhere left to go

  • Snipers, suicide bombers and heat-seeking rockets are hampering the efforts of the SDF from taking the final IS stronghold in Baghouz
Topic |   Syrian conflict

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Fire from fighting is seen in Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria. Photo: Reuters
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