Kurdish Peshmerga and Anti-Terrorism forces liberate 7 villages south of Kirkuk

Peshmerga forces file photo.
Peshmerga forces file photo.


(IraqiNews.com) Kirkuk – According to a security source in Kirkuk province, Kurdish Peshmerga and the anti-terrorism forces have liberated seven villages in Daquq district south of the province.

The source said in an interview for IraqiNews.com, “Joint forces from the Peshmerga and the anti-terrorism forces were able,  today, to liberate the villages al-Tamor and Albo Shehab, al-Samaka al-Kabira, al-Saghira, al-Riyanh, al-Zerka, al-Tabj and al-Tar in Daquq district south of the province,” noting that, “the operation aims to cleanse the rest of the areas from ISIS militants.”

The source, who asked to remain anonymous, added: “those forces managed to liberate 200 km,” indicating that “the organization suffered big losses in lives and equipment.”


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