The Kurds drove the militants from major cities in the province of Aleppo

As reported by Reuters, citing the London-based Syrian monitoring centre for human rights, the Kurdish militia, supported by the United States, failed almost completely cleared of militants “Islamic state” (banned in Russia as a terrorist organization) the city of Manbij East Aleppo province.

It is argued that in the Central part 70-thousand city remained only isolated pockets of resistance

The fighting in Manbij started about two months ago, when Kurdish groups supported by American aircraft launched an attack on the South. In the city, they met fierce resistance from the militants.

Manbij were captured by terrorists in January 2014. The city has a strategic importance because it is situated at the intersection of roads, one of which leads to Raqqa, which is considered the main center for ISIS in Syria.