Syrian women tear off their burqas after town held by ISIS is liberated  | Jennifer Newton – Daily Mail Online

 

  • ISIS-held town of Manbij in Syria was liberated from the terror group 
  • Prompted celebrations and a huge outpouring of emotion from residents
  • One Syrian girl was pictured ripping off her burqa to reveal her face 
  • While other women threw theirs to the ground and set them on fire 

 

A Syrian woman has celebrated the liberation of her town from ISIS militants by tearing off her burqas and burning it.

The U.S.-backed Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) announced on Friday they had seized full control of the town of Manbij near the Turkish border after the departure of the last of the extremists, who had been using civilians as human shields.

It prompted a huge outpouring of emotion among the local residents in the city, who lit cigarettes, with some men even cutting off their beards, which was banned under the rule of the terror group.

 

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