Syrian forces liberated the city of raqqa from ISIL militants

Are now carried out mine clearance of the territory from the explosive objects

Syrian forces, supported by the United States, liberated the city of raqqa from ISIL militants on Tuesday, October 17. On it informs Agency Associated Press.

According to information, the militants were in the city for three years. At the moment, after the liberation of Raqqa, law enforcement agencies looking for land mines and explosive devices. In addition, wanted fighters who refused to surrender.

According to the Syrian authorities, officially, the liberation of the city will be announced after it is cleared from explosive objects.

Reportedly, the city of raqqa was captured by militants in 2014. Of the major metropolis it has become a place of massacres and terrorist attack. Battle for Raqqa began in June of this year. In the course of the battle destroyed many buildings, some of them are only ruins.