Iraqi forces free 2 villages in Sharqat, Salahuddin

Iraqi army forces free two villages in Sharqat
Iraqi army forces. File photo.

Nineveh ( ‘We Are Coming, Nineveh’ Operation Command announced on Sunday liberating two villages in Sharqat district, in northern Salahuddin. Also, the forces raised Iraqi flag over the buildings of the two villages.

Commander of the Operations, Lieutenant General Abdel Amir Yarallah, said in a press statement, “Troops of Salahuddin Operations and the army’s 60th brigade, managed to liberate the villages of Jadida and al-Nahiya al-Kubra, in Sharqat district, in northern Salahuddin province.”

“Moreover, security forces raised Iraqi flag over the buildings of the two villages, as well as inflicting heavy human and material losses on the enemy,” Yarallah added.

“The [security] forces are also advancing to liberate the remaining areas in the district,” Yarallah explained.

In 29 November 2016, Salahuddin Operations Command announced liberating the villages of Shayal al-Abli and Shayal al-Imam in Sharqat district.

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