Friday, March 10, 2017

The Independent: US marines sent to Syria to help assault on Isis' Raqqa stronghold

“Hundreds of US marines have arrived in Syria armed with heavy artillery in preparation for an assault on Isis’ de-facto capital of Raqqa.

“A spokesperson for US Central Command told The Independent a Marine Corps artillery unit would provide ‘greater agility to enable and expedite our Syrian partnered forces defeat of Isis in Raqqa’”.