200 displaced families return to Namrud area

Displaced families from Mosul
Displaced families.

Nineveh ( 200 displaced families have returned to the liberated area of Namrud and nearby villages, after being liberated by the security forces and al-Hashd al-Shaabi.

Head of Namrud area, Ahmed Obeid al-Eissa, said in a press statement, “200 displaced families returned to their areas in al-Namrud vicinity, southeast of Mosul, after being fully liberated by the army’s 9th Armored Brigade and Nineveh Plain’s forces,” adding that, “These forces secured the entrances and exits of the area and removed IEDs from it.”

“The names of majority of families were checked to prevent the return of terrorist to the area,” al-Eissa added. “There is a joint cooperation between al-Hashd al-Shaabi and security forces to guarantee the return of all displaced families,” Eissa explained.

In 23 November 2016, the 37th regiment of the 9th armored brigade cleansed the area of Namrud, southeast of Mosul, from adhesive and improvised explosive devices, and dismantles nearly 240 IEDs so far.

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