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Peshmerga forces gain control over Tal-Skuf north of Mosul

Archival photo.
Archival photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Nineveh – On Tuesday, a source within the paramilitary Kurdish Peshmerga forces announced, that the Peshmerga forces gained control over the town of Tal-Skuf north of the city of Mosul.

The source said in a statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “Peshmerga forces had managed to regain control over the town of Tal-Skuf north of Mosul,” noting that, “The international coalition aviation, Nineveh Plain forces and volunteers had helped the Peshmerga forces.”

The source, who requested to remain anonymous, added, “Tens of ISIS [elements] were either killed or wounded inside the city,” pointing out that, “ISIS had used more than 40 suicide bombers and 25 booby-trapped vehicles in the operation.”



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