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U.S.-backed force in Syria captures key Islamic State hub of Manbij | LA Times

U.S.-backed force in Syria captures key Islamic State hub of Manbij | LA Times

A woman set fire to her veil in the midst of a cheering crowd. A man sliced off his beard with a pair of scissors, then started snipping at his friend’s facial hair.

Such were the scenes of celebration broadcast on Kurdish television from the Syrian city of Manbij on Saturday, hours after Islamic State militants were forced out by U.S.-backed Kurdish and Arab fighters.

Source: U.S.-backed force in Syria captures key Islamic State hub of Manbij – LA Times