03:25 GMT01 December 2020
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    Three Daesh suicide bombers killed four Kurdish soldiers in an effort to stop the Kurdish offensive on its stronghold of Raqqa, northern Syria, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) said in a statement Saturday.

    SULEIMANIA (Sputnik) – The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) alliance liberated Shaddadi south of Hasakah city and use it as a staging ground to attack Daesh in Raqqa.

    "The attacks targeted our checkpoints in the villages in south Shaddadi [Hasakah province]. These terrorist attacks resulted in the deaths of four [People’s Protection Units] YPG militiamen and injuries to 18 others," the group’s Russian-language update said.

    On Tuesday, the SDF began the offensive to liberate Raqqa from Daesh terrorists, which has been in control of the city since 2013.

     

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