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"We are live in the Mercedes Benz of plano news. Now, more of the CBS evening news. The White House says the US backed forces will soon control one hundred percent of territory ISIS once held in Syria. But the fight is not over militants are cornered. Not gone. Charlie has an update tonight from a military base in eastern Syria near the last sliver of ISIS territory. US backed forces. Here are calling it the final push, Jeff, but already ISIS fighters are pushing back in what may prove to be a drawn out and bloody battle in an ISIS counter attack this morning fighters took back territory and God close to overrunning this same Syrian democratic forces position, we visited just days ago. A military spokesman told us there may be five to six hundred fighters left, but they are among the most experienced and battle hardened and determined within the ISIS ranks, they also underestimated the amount of civilians trapped inside that village. I thought to be around fifteen hundred they say about fifteen hundred came flooding out today alone. A US in coalition airstrikes and artillery been pounding ISIS positions since this offensive began on Saturday and military officials say there is some progress reports, but those civilians essentially human shields are slowing down the offensive Jeff charleen team in Syria tonight. Charlie thank you. Iran through itself. A party today to Mark forty years since the revolution that brought his Lama clerics depowering toppled the Shah."