Peshmerga forces foil ISIS attack on Sinjar district

Representational file photo.
Representational file photo.

Nineveh ( On Wednesday, a source within the paramilitary Kurdish Peshmerga forces said, that the Peshmerga forces have managed to repel an ISIS attack on the district of Sinjar, located in west of Mosul.

The source informed IraqiNews, “The Peshmerga forces have foiled an attack by the ISIS group militants on the district of Sinjar, located 120 km west of Mosul,” pointing out that, “The group’s militants used heavy weaponry and artillery shells during the attack which lasted for an hour.”

“A number of ISIS militants have been killed in violent clashes with the Peshmerga,” the source also confirmed.

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