Syria army announces full recapture of last IS-held town

 09 Nov 2017 - 15:32

Syria army announces full recapture of last IS-held town

AFP

Damascus: Syrian troops and allied forces on Thursday took the town Albu Kamal, which was the last urban hub still controlled by the Islamic State group, the army announced.

"Our armed forces units, in cooperation with allied and auxiliary forces, have liberated the town of Albu Kamal in Deir Ezzor province," a statement carried by the official SANA news agency said.