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Iraq Federal Police say Shirqat left bank fully liberated

Raed Shaker Jawdat

Commander of Federal Police, Lieutenant General Raed Shaker Jawdat, announced  Saturday that Shirqat's left bank had been fully liberated from ISIS grip.

In a statement, Jawdat said, "The federal police forces liberated Shirqat's left bank, ending the third phase of the Hawija Operations' first stage".

Earlier on Saturday, Commander of Hawija Liberation Army, Lieutenant General Abdul Amir Rashid al-Yarallah, announced the joint forces had recaptured Zab region and 24 villages.

 

In June, 2014, ISIS terrorists caprtured large swathes of Iraq and Syria. But US-led Iraqi army has liberated most of occupied areas.

 

Fierce fighting is currently going on in weatern Anbar to oust the terror group from its last stronghold.

Last Modified: Saturday، 23 September 2017 09:33 PM
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