Returning to Raqqa, a city still in ruins

published 5 months ago by France 24

A year ago, the US-led coalition drove out the Islamic State group from the northern Syrian city of Raqqa. With the jubilation wearing off, the hard realities of reconstruction are starting to bite. Meanwhile, IEDs continue to litter the streets, and many residents remain traumatised following a battle that levelled the city.

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