Syria: SDF militia predicts ISIS’ last fight to end imminently
US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) believe they are on the verge of capturing Baghouz, the last ISIS enclave on Syrian territory. The SDF has been pounding the town with airstrikes and mortar fire, with the aim of “terrorizing” Islamic State fighters and driving civilians out of Baghouz.
The SDF stated on Tuesday that 3,000 ISIS members have surrendered to the forces since Monday. An SDF official explained that “[o]nce our forces confirm that everyone who wants to surrender has done so … the clashes will resume.”