US-backed force enters Syria’s Isis-held Raqqa from south, says monitor

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Arab-Kurd alliance seals off the jihadists’ last escape route on southern bank of the Euphrates

US-backed fighters pierced jihadist-held Raqqa from the south for the first time on Sunday, crossing the Euphrates River to enter a new part of the Syrian city, a monitor said.

The Syrian Democratic Forces have spent months closing in on the Islamic State group’s bastion Raqqa and entered the city’s east and west for the first time last month.

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