Syrian democratic forces smash ISIL terrorists in Manbij

TEHRAN (FNA)- Fighters of Manbij Military Council, affiliated to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), continued to beat the ISIL back from more positions in Manbij and took back more residential areas in the town.

The SDF fighters stormed the ISIL positions in al-Hazaveneh neighborhood and took control over traffic police building, which claimed the lives of at least 17 militants.

The SDF combatants found two long tunnels with at least 800 meters of length connecting the traffic building to wheat silos.

The Kurdish-led SDF further found a large volume of ammunition, arms, communication devices, RPG missiles and grenades.

In relevant developments on Friday, the Kurdish-led SDF beat the ISIL back from more positions in the town of Manbij in Northeastern Aleppo after hours of non-stop battle.

“The SDF fighters stormed ISIL’s strongholds and seized back Madfaa square near Western gate of Manbij and the police traffic building at the M4 Highway,” the sources said.

“The SDF is likely attempting to separate the Eastern and Western parts of the town in order to cut off different ISIL’s units and defeat them one after another,” the sources added.

By Fars News Agency