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US Special Operators Are Moving Closer to the Fighting in Raqqa | The Drive
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US Special Operators Are Moving Closer to the Fighting in Raqqa | The Drive

U.S.-backed Syrian forces have been fighting for weeks to liberate the strategic city of Raqqa from ISIS terrorists, who claimed it as their de facto capital. Now, new images suggest that American or other coalition special operations forces may be taking a more active role in the offensive that could put them nearer to the actual fighting and at increased risk of taking casualties.

On July 17, 2017, pictures began to appear on social media of flat bed trucks carrying M1245A5 M-ATV mine protected vehicles. On July 20, 2017, additional images emerged of another convoy with more M1245s, as well as a number of up-armored Caterpillar D9 bulldozers.

Source: US Special Operators Are Moving Closer to the Fighting in Raqqa – The Drive