In Syria's Raqa, anti-IS fighters advance at night

In Syria's Raqa, anti-IS fighters advance at nightFaced with an onslaught of weaponised drones, mortar rounds and snipers, US-backed fighters in Syria’s Raqa say the cover of night is a good ally against Islamic State group jihadists. The Syrian Democratic Forces are battling to oust the extremists from the northern city after breaking into its first neighbourhood last week. After piercing into and taking the southeastern district of Al-Meshleb, the SDF fighters are now advancing towards the Old City.



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