OUTSIDE BAGHOUZ, Syria | More civilians leave last IS-held pocket in eastern Syria

22Feb - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

OUTSIDE BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — Small trucks carrying civilians left the Islamic State group’s last pocket of territory in eastern Syria in an escorted convoy on Friday, hours after coalition airstrikes meant to pressure the militants targeted the area on the banks of the Euphrates River.

At least 15 trucks were seen leaving the through a humanitarian corridor from the militants’ last patch of territory in the remote village of Baghouz near the Iraqi border.

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