Iraqi Federal Police Forces. Archival photo.
(IraqiNews.com) Salahuddin – The Federal Police Forces Command announced on Monday that Iraqi Joint Forces managed to free all villages and areas surrounding the Hamrin Mountains from ISIS control.
The Federal Police Command said in a statement posted on its website and followed by IraqiNews.com “Iraqi Joint Forces consisting of federal police elements and special intervention units backed by al-Hashed al-Sha’bi militia fighters liberated all of the areas and villages that surround Hamrin Mountains including Jalawla, al-Saidiyah and Qura-Taba areas.”
“The operation resulted in the seizure of large amounts of weaponry and equipment in addition to the destruction of a supply tunnel and the dismantlement of 17 improvised explosive devices” the statement added.