According to the statement by the command centre, Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) launched the final phase of the operation to liberate Raqqa. The final phase is named after Ednan Ebu Emced, a commander from Minbic who was killed at the start of Raqqa operation.
“The clashes continue in Kurdan, Metar, Hurriye, Sexani, Bedu, Endulus and Methane neighbourhoods in Raqqa. As SDF we announce that we start the final phase of the operation -Ednan Ebu Emced assault- that will target remaining ISIS gangs in Raqqa” the statement read.
The command centre said that the operation will continue until the city is free of ISIS gangs.