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ISIS police premises in western Tel Afar destroyed

Iraqi warplanes shell ISIS police premises in Tel Afar
Iraqi warplanes on Wednesday destroyed ISIS police premises in western Tel Afar. 

A press statement released by the Iraqi Air Force said the Iraqi warjets, based on an intelligence tip-off, launched an airstrike to demolish the premises of the so-called "Islamic Police" of ISIS militants in al-Ba'aj district in western Tel Afar, northwestern Mosul.

The shelling comes as part of a major offensive to liberate the embattled city of Mosul from ISIS militants. The operation was launched on February 19 and up to 70 percent of the western side of Mosul has been liberated.