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URGENT: Iraqi security forces liberate five villages south of Mosul

Iraqi security forces. Archival photo.
Iraqi security forces. Archival photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Nineveh – A security source announced on Thursday, that the joint security forces liberated news five villages south of Mosul (405 km north of Baghdad).

The source said in a statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “The joint security forces managed to free five new villages in Qayyara vicinity and raised the Iraqi flag on them.”

The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, added, “The joint forces also inflicted heavy losses on ISIS members,” noting that, “ISIS fighters fled from the villages and didn’t resist during the battles.”

Noteworthy, official journalist with the Ministry of Defense announced on Thursday, that the security forces started the first phase of the liberation operation of Mosul, while pointed out to the liberation of a number of villages in the province.



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