IS caliphate eliminated, says Syrian Democratic Force

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Damascus: In a latest development, the Islamic State ‘caliphate’ was completely eliminated from their last stronghold in eastern Syria, a report said on Saturday.

According to Syrian Democratic Force(SDF), the Kurdish-led forces has pronounced the death of the Islamic State group’s nearly five-year-old “caliphate”.

The end has come on Saturday after flushing out diehard jihadists from their very last bastion in Syria.

Spokesman Mustefa Bali said in a statement :”Syrian Democratic Forces declare total elimination of so-called caliphate and 100 percent territorial defeat of ISIS.”

Bali said the SDF had taken full control of Baghouz, a tiny  village on the Euphrates where diehard jihadists made a bloody last stand.

According to sources fighters from the US-backed Kurdish-Arab alliance raised their yellow flag in Baghouz early on Saturday to celebrate the victory.

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