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Peshmerga forces repel ISIS attack, kill 18 elements north of Mosul

Peshmerga forces file photo
Peshmerga forces. Archival photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Nineveh – On Tuesday, a security source announced, that the Peshmerga forces managed to repel ISIS attack on al-Khazer axis north of Mosul (405 km north of Baghdad), while emphasized that 18 elements of the organization were killed during the attack.

The source said in a statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “Today, the Peshmerga forces were able to repel an attack carried out by the elements of ISIS on Safiya village in Khazer axis (40 km north of Mosul), killing 18 element of the organization.”

The source added, “The clashes between the elements of ISIS and the Peshmerga forces lasted nearly for four hours, while the international coalition warplanes intervened to back up the Peshmerga forces.”



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