Islamic State Families in Syria Flee Group’s Last Stronghold as “Caliphate” Fights to Death

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Coalition-backed Syrian forces are close to defeating the last Islamic State militant stronghold in Syria, but the battle is fierce as militants defend their web of tunnels inside a camp crowded with women and children. In recent days, thousands more people have poured out of the battle zone, some near death and others vowing that IS will fight on. VOA Middle East correspondent Heather Murdock is on the scene in Syria and has this report.
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