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Army forces repel Islamic State’s attack near Mosul

Army forces repel Islamic State’s attack near Mosul
Members of the Iraqi Army fire towards Islamic State militant positions at the south of Mosul, Iraq December 10, 2016. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani


Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) An army officer announced on Friday, that the army forces repelled an attack launched by the Islamic State on a neighborhood in eastern Mosul.

Brigadier Shokr al-Nueimi said in a press statement, “Forces from the army’s 73rd brigade repulsed an attack launched by the Islamic State using different weapons on al-Falah neighborhood in eastern Mosul.”

“The Islamic State also launched an attack on the nearby IS-held Sukar neighborhood,” Nueimi added.

Nueimi didn’t give any further information on the losses of the two sides in the attacks.


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