Last ISIS stronghold in Syria liberated

A column of smoke from operations by U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) head out on an operation in Baghouz, the Islamic State group’s last pocket of territory in Syria, Wednesday, March 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

OAN Newsroom
UPDATED 11:11 AM PT — Thursday, March 21, 2019

Another one of President Trump’s campaign promises is now fulfilled as ISIS is officially eradicated from Syria.

According to Thursday reports, the last ISIS stronghold in Syria has been liberated and the caliphate has been fully conquered.

While an official announcement has not been made, bombs have stopped dropping, gunfire has ceased and the terror group’s flags no long fly over the town of Baghouz.

This comes just hours after President Trump said ISIS would soon be completely destroyed by U.S.-backed forces in Syria.

A clearing operation is now underway and an official announcement is expected soon.

President Donald Trump shows a map of Syria and Iraq showing the presence of the Islamic State (IS) in 2017 and 2019, as he speaks to reporters before leaving the White House in Washington, Wednesday, March 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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