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Syrian forces declare curfew in Raqa, fearing Islamic State attacks

In Syria, security forces in northern city of Raqa announced a two-day curfew starting today in response to intelligence on potential attacks by the Islamic State terrorist group.

IS was kicked out of its former bastion Raqa in October by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, which then stood up police units to hold the city.

The Raqa Internal Security Forces said today, it had received information that terrorist groups working on behalf of Daesh (IS) have entered Raqa city to carry out attacks against stability and security.

Source: AIR