Skip to comments.Last operation for Tabqa’s liberation is announced
Posted on 05/01/2017 7:12:54 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
RAQQA Tonight is the most important night for the Tabqa operation, according to a statement released on the official SDF website.
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) spokeswoman Jihan Sheikh Ahmad said the following in her statement on the near liberation of Tabqa: This night is the night of definite success and the night Daesh (ISIS) gangs will be pushed out of Tabqa.
In the statement, the spokeswoman also said that 90% of Tabqa city had been liberated, that only the Tabqa Dam and a few other minor areas remained for liberation.
After heavy clashes between SDF fighters and the ISIS gangs in the last three neighbourhoods under the control of the gangs, the neighbourhoods were liberated. The remaining areas under the control of the gangs are the Tabqa Dam and connected areas.
The statement noted that tonight the Tabqa Dam and surrounding areas will be liberated with an extensive operation, that the city will soon be completely liberated.
Now down to a few pockets of fighters along the lake and dam.
I look forward to this being over.
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Last night for ISIS
Don’t be surprised if they blow up the dam.
It will never be over. As long as there are Muslims, there will be war and terrorism. Nothing the US does in those countries is going to do anything to change that. The threat to the US is allowing Islam to exist here. It is incompatible with freedom and there is no peaceful coexistence allowed by the Koran.
Either the civilized world wins, or its darkness without end. ;
I am told the dam is booby trapped and mined.
It appears the remaining ISIS forces are pretty exposed in current positions. Not sure what they have planned but remember Mattis is running this show.
If there are no longer civilian shields, Spectre might do the work.
Have read that ISIS is in control of the turbines and control room.
Anything is possible.
There is a reason they are doing this at night.
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