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Car bomb in Raqqa injures journalists

Car bomb in Raqqa injures journalists

<p>Several journalists and Syrian Democratic Forces, (<span class="caps">SDF</span>), fighters battling the Islamic State group were injured in a car bomb attack carried out by the group in Raqqa on Wednesday.</p> <p>Local and foreign journalists had been in the city covering the <span class="caps">SDF</span>’s offensive to retake the IS stronghold.</p> <p>The <span class="caps">SDF</span>, which is being backed by the US, is said to have taken back half of the city in a battle which began in early June.</p> <p>However pockets of resistance continue to contest control of several districts.</p>