UN seeks safe passage for hundreds of minors caught in the crossfire as terrorists of both Daesh and US-backed YPG/PKK fight to control Hasaka city prison that was stormed by Daesh six days ago.
Militant outfit Syrian Democratic Forces claims end of terror group Daesh's hold in eastern Baghouz but says fight against "sleeper cells" on.
The battle for Baghouz, including the encampment, a collection of tents covering foxholes and underground tunnels‚ has dragged on for weeks amid an unexpected exodus of civilians from the area.
Daesh combatants were among 400 people to leave terror group's last pocket in the Baghouz area as US-backed SDF militants close in, war monitor Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says.
Turkey has long said YPG is the Syrian offshoot of the PKK, an internationally recognised terror group. But Washington, Ankara's close ally, plays down links between the two groups and continues to support the YPG in Syria.
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