SDF redeploy to new Raqqa frontlines
Manbej, East Manbej and Raqqa rif, Syria 19/11/2016
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced it has moved up its forces to the new frontlines of the eastern flanks of the Euphrates River after it had completely secured the town of Manbej.
More than one thousand local fighters, who received training by Global Coalition troops, joined the SDF in the Battle for Raqqa, dubbed the “Rage of Euphrates”.
The Women Protection units joined the dispatched troops as well.
The decision to pull out of Minbej comes after the SDF was satisfied it completely secured the city.