PBS NewsHour

Former capital of ISIS caliphate remains a city of the dead

Clip: 04/04/2019 | 8m 42s

Although the Islamic State’s physical territory has dissolved, immense destruction from the brutal battle to eradicate the militant group remains. In the former caliphate’s capital city, Raqqa, survivors sort through the wreckage in search of bodies, recalling the atrocities they’ve seen in this city of the dead. Special correspondent Jane Ferguson reports from Raqqa.

Aired: 04/04/19

Rating: NR

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