Displaced Syrians who fled the Islamic State (IS) group's Syrian stronghold of Raqa as fighters from a US-backed coalition battle to retake the city, clean an abandoned house where they take refuge in the town of Tabqa, about 55 kilometres (35 miles) west of embattled city on September 6, 2017. 
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