In a new photo report purportedly released by the Islamic State, ISIS militants in "Wilayat Raqqa," Syria are shown battling fighters with the Kurdistan Workers' Party. One casualty is photographed. The photo report was released on ISIS terrorist channels on December 31. A summary released with the report reads: "Aspects from clashes with the PKK near Ja'bar village in the west of the wilayah." "Wilayah" is a spelling variant of "wilayat," meaning "state, or "State of Raqqa." Viewer discretion is advised.
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