Forces battling ISIL/Da’esh in Syrian city of Raqqa must protect civilians: UN

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UNITED NATIONS, Aug 31 (APP): The top United Nations human rights
official on Thursday stressed that the battle to regain Syrian cities of Raqqa and Deir-ez-Zor from ISIL/Da’esh must not be waged at the expense of the lives of civilians trapped and besieged in these areas.