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ISIS Camp In Baghouz Is Captured As U.S. Allies Declare Progress In Syria

"This is not a victory announcement," the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces say, even as they celebrate a breakthrough in a battle in Syria's Euphrates River valley.
Fighters with the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces hold a position on a hilltop overlooking the last ISIS enclave in the village of Baghouz. Source: Delil Souleiman

The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces are now in control of an ISIS encampment in Baghouz, after weeks of operations and attacks on the village. But isolated gun battles are continuing in the area, seen as ISIS's last remaining redoubt.

"This is not a victory announcement, but

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