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Fighting for control of Syria's Tabqa dam

A view shows part of the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said

A view shows part of the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said

A view shows part of the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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A Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighter walks at the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said

A Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighter walks at the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said

A Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighter walks at the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters stand at the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters stand at the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters stand at the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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A view shows part of the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates river, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said

A view shows part of the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates river, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said

A view shows part of the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates river, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters and civilians inspect the damage at the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters and civilians inspect the damage at the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters and civilians inspect the damage at the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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A man stands at the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said

A man stands at the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said

A man stands at the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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A view shows a part of the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said

A view shows a part of the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said

A view shows a part of the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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People stand at the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said

People stand at the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said

People stand at the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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A view shows a part of the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said

A view shows a part of the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said

A view shows a part of the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters and civilians walk at the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters and civilians walk at the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters and civilians walk at the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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A Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighter walks at the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said

A Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighter walks at the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said

A Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighter walks at the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Syrian Arab Red Crescent members stand at the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Syrian Arab Red Crescent members stand at the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Syrian Arab Red Crescent members stand at the northern part of the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates River, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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