US-backed forces celebrate fall of IS ‘capital’ of Raqqa

In this picture taken on Monday Oct. 16, 2017 and provided by The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish forces outlet that is consistent with independent AP reporting, shows Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters, flash victory signs at the front line where they battle against the Islamic State militants, in Raqqa, Syria. The U.S-backed Syrian forces battling the Islamic State group in Syria say Raqqa’s national hospital, one of the militants’ last holdouts in city has been captured. (Syrian Democratic Forces, via AP)

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