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URGENT: Iraqi Army forces take control over Jurf Al-Sakhar and Alroieih, Babylon

Representational file photo.
Representational file photo.


Babylon (IraqiNews.com) On Friday, the Media adviser of the Ministry of Defense announced the full control of the army over the districts of Jurf Al-Sakhar and Alroieih which are located north of Babylon.

The media adviser to the Iraqi Ministry of Defense, Mohammed Al-Askari  said in a statement to Sky News Arabia and followed by IraqiNews.com: ”the brigade 31 of the 8th division of the operations command of Babylon with the support of volunteer forces completely regained control of the area of Jurf Al-Sakhar and Alroieih, north of Babylon.”

He added  “the army dominated  the main roads and governmental institutions after violent clashes with ISIS militants which resulted in killing 60 of them during a military operation.”


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