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Syrian villagers celebrate ISIL's departure

Syrian villagers celebrate ISIL's departure

<p>In Syria, US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (<span class="caps">SDF</span>) captured at least three villages in Deir al-Zour and Raqqa provinces on Wednesday as part of their offensive against <span class="caps">ISIL</span>. </p> <p>These videos, posted by the <span class="caps">SDF</span>, apparently show the residents of a recently-liberated village celebrating the expulsion of <span class="caps">ISIL</span> from their home, by stamping on black clothing, smoking, listening to music, and dancing.</p>