U.S.-backed SDF says 38 Islamic State fighters killed in enclave

BEIRUT (Reuters) – The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Tuesday 38 Islamic State fighters had been confirmed killed in a U.S.-backed offensive against the jihadists’ final enclave in eastern Syria, after the area was pounded by ferocious bombardment overnight.

Three SDF fighters had been killed and 10 wounded, Mustafa Bali, head of the SDF media office, said in a post on Twitter.

Writing by Tom Perry; Editing by Andrew Heavens

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