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Islamic State attacks kill at least 15 Syrian fighters in Aleppo, Al-Raqqa

After the attack, clashes between both sides erupted in the area

IANS  |  Cairo 

Syrian Civil Defense workers search through the rubble after airstrikes in the village of Hass in the Idlib province, Syria
Syrian Civil Defense workers search through the rubble after airstrikes in the village of Hass in the Idlib province, Syria

At least 15 fighters from the (SDF), were killed on Saturday in two (IS) attacks in and in Syria.

British NGO, (SOHR), said that eight fighters from the Arab-Kurdish armed alliance were killed during an IS attack with explosives in Om al-Amd area on the northern outskirts of Aleppo, Efe news agency reported.

After the attack, clashes between both sides erupted in the area.

Another seven SDF fighters were killed during combats in the Khenez area, north of al-Raqqa, where IS jihadists launched a counter-attack after losing territory.

The SDF launched the 'Wrath of Euphrates' Operation last Sunday to expel IS from al-Raqqa, the remaining Jihadist bastion in Syria.

First Published: Sun, November 13 2016. 10:14 IST
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