Last ISIS village captured, U.S.-backed force says – AOL News

BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — U.S.-backed forces in Syria announced Saturday they have liberated the last pocket of territory held by the Islamic State in Syria, declaring victory over the extremist group and bringing an end to the caliphate it declared in 2014.The capture of the village of Baghouz in eastern Syria by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces brings to a close a grueling battle that stretched across several weeks and saw thousands of people flee the territory and hundreds killed.

Source: Last ISIS village captured, U.S.-backed force says – AOL News

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