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US-backed troops are closing in on the final stronghold of ISIS in Syria

US-backed fighters clear the final small highlands of the ISIS "caliphate" in Syria and transport thousands of armed forces from the area of ​​care and the weekend. The battle focuses on Baghouz, a tanned, bombarded village spanning one fifth of a square kilometer along the Euphrates River – and the only scrapped land still held by ISIS. The village is all that remains of the so-called caliphate which once stretched over a third of Iraq and Syria. It has become such a hell of air strikes and persecution that even hardened ISIS supporters were evacuated last week. The tough crowd included hundreds of men, some elderly or injured, waiting in line to pat and question as possible jihadists or sympathizers. Villagers in dressed clothes told reporters that they had been present on dry, moldy flatbread, grass and dirty water. "There were bombs falling everywhere", an evacuent, a Canadian ISIS "bride," told the Times of London. "You should wake up in the morning and it would be the tail of a bomb that stood out of the ground near you." Others said they had been held by ISIS as human shields, including an Iraqi housewife who gave her name as Alia. "There was so much blood," she told the Sunday Times of London, saying she had traveled to the Caliphate to save her two daughters. Conditions were so bad that some ISIS leaders urged civilian supporters to leave the village, but in recent days, a boss has been beheaded to do…

US-backed fighters clear the final small highlands of the ISIS “caliphate” in Syria and transport thousands of armed forces from the area of ​​care and the weekend.

The battle focuses on Baghouz, a tanned, bombarded village spanning one fifth of a square kilometer along the Euphrates River – and the only scrapped land still held by ISIS.

The village is all that remains of the so-called caliphate which once stretched over a third of Iraq and Syria.

It has become such a hell of air strikes and persecution that even hardened ISIS supporters were evacuated last week. The tough crowd included hundreds of men, some elderly or injured, waiting in line to pat and question as possible jihadists or sympathizers.

Villagers in dressed clothes told reporters that they had been present on dry, moldy flatbread, grass and dirty water.

“There were bombs falling everywhere”, an evacuent, a Canadian ISIS “bride,” told the Times of London. “You should wake up in the morning and it would be the tail of a bomb that stood out of the ground near you.”

Others said they had been held by ISIS as human shields, including an Iraqi housewife who gave her name as Alia.

“There was so much blood,” she told the Sunday Times of London, saying she had traveled to the Caliphate to save her two daughters.

Conditions were so bad that some ISIS leaders urged civilian supporters to leave the village, but in recent days, a boss has been beheaded to do so under the Syrian Human Rights Observatory.

About 60 of those who were evacuated last week died of malnutrition while they were transported in open back to about 40 trucks that are usually used to transport sheep. A woman was born in a truck.

Officials said they hoped to move the last 2000 civilians to Saturday, after which only the last hundred militants and their most vigorous supporters will remain.

The dead followers are now hiding a series of tunnels under bomb-prone soil, the Sunday Times said.

Many will fight to death.

“They will be faced with an election,” said spokesman Adnan Afrin, the Syrian democratic force. “War or abandonment”.

Baghouz’s case is likely to strengthen President Trump’s hope of bringing home most of the 2,000 US troops currently in Syria, and most train the Kurdish-led Syrian democratic forces. The White House said last week that 400 soldiers would remain indefinitely.

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