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Iraqi forces uncover ISIS' explosives manufacturing depot in Tal Afar

Federal Police forces

A mines and explosive devices manufacturing depot has been discovered in Tal Afar city in Nineveh Governorate, Federal Police Commander Lieutenant-General Raed Shakir Jawdat

announced on Friday.

Jawdat said that the Federal Police coordinated with the intelligence service to find this depot during a cleansing operation that was conducted in al-Qadisiyah neighborhood in western Tal Afar.

On Thursday, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ordered the Iraqi Army's engineers to cleanse Tal Afar from mines and war remnants.

In a press statement, Abadi office said that the Prime Minister also ordered the government to increase its efforts to return the main services in the city to pave the way for the return of civilians to their homes.

The Iraqi prime minister announced on Thursday that Tal Afar was fully liberated from ISIS terrorists.

Last Modified: Friday، 01 September 2017 11:29 AM