100s of more ISIS fighters surrender as battle continues for holdout in Baghuz – by Seth Frantzman – 12 March 2019
At night the fires burned inside Baghuz, artillery and airstrikes pounded ISIS.In the afternoon several hundred reportedly surrendered,
[ON THE GROUND]
The last 3 trucks left #Baghouz as hundreds of #ISIS fighters and families surrendered today. #SDF are firing on ISIS with artillery and DShK, while ISIS responding with DShK. At the moment no air activity
— Rojava Information Center (@RojavaIC) March 12, 2019
But the battle rages on.
On Monday the SDF killed dozens and captured ISIS weapons storage, but they also took casualties.
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have killed “dozens” of #ISIS fighters and captured a weapons depot as the military operation in eastern Syria’s #Baghouz continues, an SDF spokesperson said on Monday. #TwitterKurds @mustefabali https://t.co/uZn5QVjUb7
— Kurdistan 24 English (@K24English) March 11, 2019
Woofers writes “During the day there was very little fighting. Just shooting at the camp and the buildings in the middle. A dozen airstrikes took place today. No advances during the day. But as night is falling the fighting will pick up again. The SDF favor night fighting.”
Mustafa Bali notes “Baguz-Control of the armory-served in the vicinity of the camp and the deaths of dozens-continuous clashes-more than 11 air raids destroyed warehouses, fortifications and cars-4 terrorists tried to attack with explosive belts. -Terrorists have damaged our forces minesweeper-there are 4 wounded in our ranks and one martyr”….later he wrote “Al-Baguz-terrorists clashed in more than one axis the field command confirmed the killing of 38 terrorists–flying 20 air raids that led to the destruction of a number of military vehicles, defensive fortifications, ammunition depots and a command post–terrorists carried out two heat-rocket attacks in two different axes We have 10 wounded and 3 martyrs.
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