Iraqi joint forces liberate Qasba Bashir south of Kirkuk

Iraqi security forces. Archival photo.
Iraqi security forces. Archival photo.

( A source in al-Hashed al-Turkmeni militia announced on Saturday the complete liberation of Qasba Bashir, south of Kirkuk, from the control of the ISIS as well as raising the Iraqi flag over the government buildings.

The source said in a press statement received by, “Joint security forces from al-Hashed al-Sha’bi, al-Hashed al-Turkmani and the Peshmerga forces were able to fully liberate Qasba Bashir, south of Kirkuk, and raise the Iraqi flag over government buildings.”

The source added, “We have fulfilled the covenant and liberated [the area] of Bashir from the [ISIS] elements.”

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