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Civilian Exodus Slows Down Advance on IS Last Stronghold in Syria


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U.S.-backed coalition forces in Syria have launched an offensive to remove Islamic State militants from their last stronghold close to the border with Iraq, but their advance is halted by the exodus of civilians from the area. Fighters also say the militants are putting up fierce resistance to their advance. VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports.

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