Islamic State Blocks Civilians from Escaping as Siege on Raqqa Intensifies

May 26, 2017 04:52 PM
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Residents of the northern Syrian city of Raqqa who escaped the Islamic State's de-factor capital say IS has become increasingly brutal toward residents. The militant extremists are using many as human shields as U.S.-backed Syrian forces intensify their siege around the city. VOA's Zana Omar reports.