Manbij Residents Celebrate Liberation, Other Die in Air Raids

August 15, 2016 12:24 AM

Residents of northern Syrian city of Manbij are celebrating their return home after an alliance backed by the United States liberated it from the so-called Islamic State last week. But violence continues in other parts of Syria where the government is fighting to subdue the opposition. The five-year civil war in Syria, complicated by the presence of Islamist militants, has taken a heavy human toll. VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports children have not been spared.