US-Backed Fighters in Syria Close Roads Around IS Stronghold – The New York Times

BEIRUT — U.S.-backed fighters in Syria on Thursday closed off all major roads leading to the northern Syrian town of Manbij, a stronghold of the Islamic State group, and surrounded it from three sides, officials and opposition activists said.

Source: US-Backed Fighters in Syria Close Roads Around IS Stronghold – The New York Times

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