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Whelp time to get this done. #Thread on the absolutely embarrassing loss that the #SDF just took in the #Hajin pocket.

DISCLAIMER: This thread will contain heavy amounts of salt.
At the time of this tweet, information I received was 3 hours old and attacks were ongoing.

#DMC forces had been forced out of the area in #Susah blocking #Marashidah wikimapia.org/#lang=en&lat=3… and were holding positions in the Palestine neighborhood
wikimapia.org/#lang=en&lat=3…

DMC retreated to areas with #YPG in this neighborhood. At this time inghimasi units appeared from tunnels behind and within the YPG positions. Because apparently no one had fully cleared the area. This caused a serious issue and caused YPG to retreat.
Several DMC units got cut off and annihilated because of this failure of communication. A general retreat was then apparently issued as #Daesh entered #Safafinah and threatened #Muzan. At the same time, fighters in Marashidah began an assault on #Baghuz Farqani.
All of this happened in the course of a few hours. There seems like there was a very serious issue in communication between SDF units. Which is absolutely inexcusable.

Daesh easily overran positions towards Baghuz as several SDF units had already fled.
YPG and DMC resisted in Baghuz for a bit but in confusion units also fled from ash #Shajilah. YPG and DMC were then ordered to abandon positions in Baghuz and retreat to Jabal Baghuz. wikimapia.org/#lang=en&lat=3…
Because of the idiocy of people in command, equipment and weapons were left behind in several locations. The majority of which ended up getting bombed by the #Coalition because thank god someone isn't a complete moron.
SDF at Hawi al Susah had no idea what was going on mind you, and then they were ordered to retreat to avoid encirclement as they started taking heavy contact. So they retreated. Right now, the only areas that the SDF still hold in this area are Jabal Baghuz and Baghuz Tahtani
Numbers of dead SDF are close to accurate as far as I have found. We'll likely see funerals for the ones in SDF custody soon, so keep an eye out. All SDF captured are DMC and ISIS claimed in videos that they were all Arabs. It appears that the DMC got thrashed.
This is where the major salt of this thread comes in. This shouldn't have been a surprise. DMC are trash. I don't like to hit on people fighting when I'm not there but it's just a fact. They're ideologically different from the SDF, don't follow training, and break easily.
The fact that they're even fighting is both political and in my opinion partially malicious. They're almost entirely Arabs. Many Islamist and/or Saddamist. A large part from Raqqa and Deir ez Zor. Regardless of PR, YPG easily could have done this themselves.
So now, reinforcements are being sent to the area. Guess who's being sent? The YPG. The SDF needs to treat this seriously because this is fucking embarrassing and preventable. I'm not going to rant about the DMC anymore but good god these fighters suck.
As it stands, again, the only area the SDF holds is Jabal Baghuz. And that information was received an hour ago. So for all I know that's gone too. The Coalition is bombing and shelling the absolute shit out of the pocket right now as Daesh are exposed.
Lol never mind DMC pulled out of there too and Daesh are clashing with Iraqi forces on the border. At least the coalition can hit Daesh on the open ground. We'll see with the next strike release what's been done.
Daesh also clashed with #SAA on the other side of the river. Leading to their positions getting shelled. Anyways if there's any bright side for the SDF right now it's that this pocket is receiving the heaviest pounding it's ever had.
Sorry. I was incorrect on something. The few areas north of Hajin that the YPG captured are still secure. There was a light attack there that was repelled. That's all that remains.
To add. There were reports that Daesh were using women and children disguised as refugees to infiltrate positions as well. I do not know if this is true but would explain much. Keep in mind that most in this area are ideologically aligned with the terrorist ideology
A lot of children have been used by them in this battle, and they've used women before as suicide bombers and released a video early this year showing them in combat. So it's completely possible they're using them to supplement their ranks.
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