Syrian army, allies, spearheaded by Lebanon’s Hezbollah, captured last IS stronghold in Syria

Syria’s army and its allies, spearheaded by Lebanon’s Hezbollah, captured Islamic State (IS, ISIS/ISIL) group last stronghold in Syria on Wednesday, a commander in the alliance said, bringing the self-declared caliphate close to complete downfall, reported Reuters.

According to the military, the army began to comb the city to clear it of explosive devices and mines left by the IS.

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