Damascus: In a latest development, the Islamic State ‘caliphate’ was completely eliminated from their last stronghold in eastern Syria, a report said on Saturday.
According to Syrian Democratic Force(SDF), the Kurdish-led forces has pronounced the death of the Islamic State group’s nearly five-year-old “caliphate”.
The end has come on Saturday after flushing out diehard jihadists from their very last bastion in Syria.
Spokesman Mustefa Bali said in a statement :”Syrian Democratic Forces declare total elimination of so-called caliphate and 100 percent territorial defeat of ISIS.”
Bali said the SDF had taken full control of Baghouz, a tiny village on the Euphrates where diehard jihadists made a bloody last stand.
According to sources fighters from the US-backed Kurdish-Arab alliance raised their yellow flag in Baghouz early on Saturday to celebrate the victory.