The units of the Syrian opposition broke into the Old city of Raqqa

The Kurdish militia and allied formation “of the Democratic forces in Syria” said that broke the walls of the Old town in raqqa, under the control of militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). On Monday, June 12, according to Reuters.

As noted, the militia captured in the area of Raqqa al-Sanaa and moving into the East part of the city. The Old town itself is under intense fire from their side.

On 9 June it was reported that the Kurdish militia and the “Democratic forces of Syria” broke through the defense of militants in the area of Raqqa and entered into the city’s neighborhoods.

Raqqa — the captured militants city in Syria, which has proclaimed as its capital. The liberation of Raqqa is considered to be one of the main goals of the international antiterrorist coalition headed by USA.