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ISIS fighters stormed a Syrian town held by Kurdish-led forces near Raqqa city Monday, part of a wider offensive by the militants two days after their de facto capital was hit by some of the heaviest U.S.-led airstrikes in the conflict.The Kurdish YPG militia said that it was fighting to expel ISIS fighters who had attacked the town of Ain Issa, which was only captured from them two weeks ago with aerial support from the U.S.-led military alliance.Defense Secretary Ash Carter said a flurry of U.S. airstrikes around Raqqa over the weekend was aimed at disrupting the ability of ISIS forces to respond to advances on the ground by Syrian Kurdish forces.The attack on Ain Issa was part of a coordinated ISIS offensive on YPG positions that also targeted the northeastern province of Hassakeh, according to YPG spokesman Redur Xelil, who denied that the town had been seized.
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