damascus - After a weeklong battle has terrorist organization Islamic State (IS) withdrew from the strategically important town of Manbij in northern Syria. Syrian Kurdish forces announced Friday,, the complete liberation '' of the city.
The jihadists have retreated to the city Dscharablus, north of Manbij. A spokesman of the Military Council of Manbij says the IS fighters have abducted about 2,000 residents of the town as a shield.,, We did not shoot them because they civilians as human shields were carrying. ''
Previously escaped more than 2,500 citizens from the latter by IS-controlled area in the north of the city. It was mainly women and children, was said in the circles of the Democratic Forces of Syria (DFS).
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