The last battle
■ The Syrian Democratic Forces ( SDF) said FIGHTERS BATTLED FORWARD ON SUNDAY
■ 155- mm shells were lined up ready to be loaded onto three green- and- black Caesar gun-howitzers with a range of 40 km.
■ The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor group said coalition planes and artillery bombarded jihadist positions
■ 4 sq km area space is now under the control of jihadists between the Euphrates and the Iraqi border.