ISIS uses civilians as human shields
An SDF fighter in the final move of the Operation Cizire Storm said ISIS gangs use civilians as human shields, thus slowing down the advance of the SDF.
The final phase of the Operation Cizire Storm continues. As SDF fighters continue to advance every day, the gangs are trapped in a small area in Upper Baghouz.
An SDF fighter in the final operation said ISIS gangs use civilians as human shields, and the fighters advance with caution to protect the civilians. The fighter said: “We advance slowly due to the civilians ISIS holds. We are trying to rescue the civilians.”
The ANHA reporter following the operation captured the rescue of civilians on video.