Syria battle: Air strikes disrupt Raqqa water provide

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Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters carry their weapons as they walk near the town of Tel al-Saman in the northern rural area of Raqqa, Syria

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Syria Democratic Forces fighters patrol in northern rural space of Raqqa

The Syrian metropolis of Raqqa, a stronghold of the Islamic State (IS) group, is reported to have had its water provide lower off.

The primary pipeline has been broken after US air strikes, in accordance with IS and anti-IS activists.

Syrian rebels backed by the US-led coalition are on the offensive, in a effort to seize Raqqa.

Citizen journalist group Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently stated the strikes had focused native infrastructure.

They are saying the destruction of one of many metropolis’s bridges additionally took down the water pipe.

The US is working with the Kurdish-led insurgent group Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to attempt to defeat IS.

In November, the coalition stated it had begun an operation to seize Raqqa, which has been held by the jihadist group since January 2014.

The US introduced, in December, that it was sending 200 more military personnel for the operation.

A Kurdish official instructed Reuters information company this week that the intention of the marketing campaign was to seal off all roads to the town, together with hyperlinks with Deir al-Zour province, one other IS stronghold.

December 2016

Map of Iraq and Syria showing the territory controlled by IS in December 2016

January 2016

Map of Iraq and Syria showing the territory controlled by IS in January 2016