‘Slow and methodical’ progress in IS Syria pocket – coalition

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Kurdish-led fighters battling to capture Islamic State’s last major stronghold in  Syria  are making “slow and methodical” progress, the US-led coalition backing them said on Tuesday.

“The enemy is fully entrenched and ISIS fighters continue to conduct counter attacks,” coalition spokesman Colonel Sean Ryan said in an email, adding it was “too early for a timetable” on when the operation might end.

Baghouz, a village on the east bank of the Euphrates at  Syria ‘s border with Iraq, is Islamic State’s last...


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