Syria: Syrian Democratic Forces breaks through DAESH’s Defense Line
Raqqa, Northern Rif (Haysha village), Syria 12-11-2016
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) recaptured the village of Haysha, in the northern countryside of Raqqa, after intense clashes with DAESH overnight. Haysha is considered DAESH’s 1st line of defense, which the group had captured from SDF last May. Both sides suffered heavy losses at the time.The SDF, supported by the US-led forces of the Global Coalition, is at the forefront of the ground Battle for Raqqa. So far, it has recaptured 13 villages from DAESH as it continues to edge forward in the direction of Raqqa city.