2nd Phase of Operations to Liberate Southern Mosul from ISIS Completed: Iraqi Army

2nd Phase of Operations to Liberate Southern Mosul from ISIS Completed: Iraqi Army
Tue Jun 21, 2016 18:26:34

The second phase of liberation operations in the areas South of Mosul was successfully completed, the Iraqi Army's Nineveh Operations Command announced.

“The second phase of the military operations launched to liberate the areas south of Mosul finished after achieving all its goals,” said the media officer of Nineveh Operations, Brigadier General Feras Bashar Sabry in a press statement, Iraqi News reported.

“The operations resulted in the liberation of a number of villages including al-Nasr, Kharaeb Jabr and Kharaeb Shamam,” he noted.

“The third phase of the operations will be launched in the coming few days in order to liberate al-Haj Ali and its surrounding areas and the left side of the Eastern bank of the Tigris River, and the joint security forces completed preparations to liberate those areas,” Sabry concluded.

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