Kurdish Forces Report Further Advances on IS Enclave in Baghuz

Pro-Kurdish media said on Monday, March 18, that the Kurdish-led and US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) had entered the Islamic State enclave in Baghuz from the north.

Mustafa Bali, the SDF spokesman, said on March 17 that SDF forces had taken positions within the enclave.

Footage published by Kurdish news outlet ANHA is said to show fighting and smoke rising over Baghuz. Credit: ANHA via Storyful