US advances on last ISIS foothold in Syria

The war against the Islamic State in Baghouz is back on after a wave of civilian evacuations forced operations to be suspended.
1:48 | 03/10/19

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Overseas out of the battle over the last ice is foothold in Syria US backed forces moving against ice is fighters and thousands of women and children have been evacuated. But many families are refusing to leave town ABC's James Longley is in Syria. This guy over by dues in eastern Syria and unlike once again with rocket and gunfire the final push acting like it's back home tonight. Prices weapons targeted. US backed troops moving in on the last piece of the so called Islamic states. We won't stop until every crisis fighters and is dead or captured around 15100. G hardy's uncle still inside the tiny town. But the battle to getting even though not all civilians a plea of the danger zone. Tonight a coalition commander telling ABC news a number of foreign ice its boundaries are refusing to leave the room and winning human shields perhaps. But among them will be children unaware of the battle ahead. You can astonishing 141000. Children under twelve have already left by the news. Among the waves of civilian evacuation. Colts beat US backed coalition here to suspend operations then sent to this makeshift camp now at breaking point with more than six. 5000 evacuees many with no real shelter. And despite all this some mines still poisoned by ice isn't specious idea. Even as their children's bodies also proof of its eagle. Pound the million dollar question art when will I since he defeated no one knows analyst Derek Kevin but given them. There we've been told for weeks that US backed forces are on the edge of victory and yet for weeks this battle has dragged on the reclaiming I seize territory is only pulse of this fight. Beating their ideology. That's the real war. Home seems long with a stunning images of those starving children caught in the middle change state to.

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