Iraqi Forces Liberated 12 Villages And 4 Hills Near ISIS Stronghold Of Tal Afar (Video, Photos)

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Earlier on Sunday, the Iraqi Army and the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) launched “operation we are coming Tal Afar” to liberate Tal Afar area west of Mosul.

The PMU media wing announced that Iraqi forces have liberated the following area in Tal Afar so far:

  • West of Tal Afar: A’abrah Kabira, A’abrah Saqirah, Tal al-Qassban, al-Najar, Hanash, Qazel Qew and Kasser Mehrab villages;
  • East of Tal Afar: Tal Simbak, Btaishah, al-Alam, Khfajah, Halabiah al-Awliah and Mrazif villages;
  • The PMU also captured four strategic hills in the Zambar Mountains and a western gate of Tal Afar.
Iraqi Forces Liberated 12 Villages And 4 Hills Near ISIS Stronghold Of Tal Afar (Video, Photos)

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The PMU media wing also announced that Iraqi forces have killed 31 ISIS fighters while Iraqi warplanes have destroyed 9 VBIEDs of ISIS. Iraqi forces have also destroyed 4 mortar positions of ISIS.

Moreover, military engineers of the Iraqi Army and the PMU started clearing the liberated areas from IEDs and mines left behind by ISIS fighters.

The ISIS-linked Amaq news agency claimed that 14 vehicles of the PMU were destroyed with 2 VBIEDs attacks by ISIS near al-Jabarah village west of Tal Afar on Sunday.

If the Iraqi forces continues to advance at this rate, than Tal Afar operation might end within few weeks.

Iraqi Forces Liberated 12 Villages And 4 Hills Near ISIS Stronghold Of Tal Afar (Video, Photos) Iraqi Forces Liberated 12 Villages And 4 Hills Near ISIS Stronghold Of Tal Afar (Video, Photos) Iraqi Forces Liberated 12 Villages And 4 Hills Near ISIS Stronghold Of Tal Afar (Video, Photos) Iraqi Forces Liberated 12 Villages And 4 Hills Near ISIS Stronghold Of Tal Afar (Video, Photos)

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