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Violent clashes erupt between Peshmerga and ISIS elements east of Nineveh

Peshmerga forces. File photo.
Peshmerga forces. File photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Nineveh – Media official of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan organizations in Nineveh, Ghias al-Surji, announced on Tuesday the outbreak of violent clashes between Peshmerga forces and ISIS militants east of Nineveh.

Surji said in a press statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “Violent clashes broke out, this evening, between Peshmerga forces and ISIS in al-Asfar Mountain, Zrdek and Bartalah region east of Nineveh,” noting that, “The violent clashes are still continuing between the two sides.”

“Peshmerga forces have caused deaths and injuries in the ranks of the organization,” he added.



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