Author Topic: ISIS militants vow to keep fighting as final battle in Syria drags on  (Read 141 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Online TomSea

  • Mod
  • ***
  • Posts: 32,791
ISIS militants vow to keep fighting as final battle in Syria drags on
Charlie D'Agata

The battle for the last scrap of land held by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Syria has taken longer than expected, with the terror group vowing to fight to the last man in Baghouz. In the shadow of moonlight alone, U.S.-backed forces took CBS News to the closest point yet overlooking the last of ISIS. Soon after, you could hear bullets whizzing overhead.

For weeks, U.S. and coalition airstrikes have been battering a tiny area now down to just a few hundred square yards. Yet on Monday, soldiers of the Syrian Democratic Forces were locked in a firefight with ISIS militants who continue to survive the onslaught.

On a hilltop within the sites of ISIS snipers, a lone SDF gunner took aim at targets down below. The so-called caliphate has been reduced to a junkyard, a tangled maze of wrecked vehicles surrounded on all sides.

Read more at:

One reason that I have stayed away from posting much on ISIS lately, they are beaten down but hang on. Some stories say quite different things.
"Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it" --Ronald Reagan

Share me

Digg  Facebook  SlashDot  Delicious  Technorati  Twitter  Google  Yahoo