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Joint Operations Command announces full liberation of Sharqat

Iraqi troops attacking ISIS. File Photo
Iraqi troops attacking ISIS. File Photo

(IraqiNews.com) Salahaddin – The Joint Operations Command “J.O.C” has announced the liberation of Sharqat district completely, after a swift and unique battle.

The Joint Operations Command’s spokesman Brigadier General Yahya Rasoul in a statement, said, “We congratulate you today with the news of liberating the district of Sharqat completely from the control of terrorism, here is a new Iraqi victory achieved in Sharqat under the supervision of the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces and the planning and coordination of the Joint Operations Command.

“The liberation operations of Sharqat were launched under the leadership of Salahuddin operations commander Lt. Gen. Juma Enad and the participation of the 9th Armored Division, the 15th Division, the 16th Division of the Iraqi Army and the 51st Brigade of al-Hashed al-Shaabi forces and the support of the Air Force and Army Aviation, as well as the international coalition. Within 72 hours, our armed forces have fought a swift and unique battle resulted in the full liberation of Sharqat and raising the Iraqi flag over its governmental offices,” Rasoul added.

Iraqi troops attacking ISIS. File Photo
Iraqi troops attacking ISIS. File Photo



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