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Exclusive: Federal Police recapture 4 neighborhoods in Tal Afar


Iraqi Federal Police announced on Sunday it recaptured four neighborhoods in Tal Afar city of Nineveh governorate.

Sources told the Baghdad Post that areas of Abra al-Najjar, Abra Hansh, al-Abra al-Kabira, and Abra al-Saghir was totally recaptured from ISIS terrorists.


This comes as Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced on Sunday the beginning of Tal Afar operations, code-named "We Are Coming Tal Afar", to oust ISIS terrorists from the city.


After the recent victory of Mosul, largest ISIS stronghold, security forces began to sweep rest of Iraqi cities and governorates to eradicate remnants of the terror group.

Last Modified: Sunday، 20 August 2017 02:52 PM