FRONT VIDEO: Iraqi Army Troops Close in on Town South of ISIS-Held Mosul

Wed Sep 21, 2016 19:16:08

Iraq’s military close in on the center of Shirqat, a northern town held by Islamic State (ISIS / Daesh / ISIL) seen as a stepping stone in the campaign to recapture the terrorists’ stronghold of Mosul.

This latest offensive start on Tuesday, as the Iraqi Armed Forces, led by Liwaa Salaheddine, liberated 7 villages from the Daesh terrorists near the key town of Al-Shirqat.

On Wednesday, the Iraqi Armed Forces overwhelmed the ISIS terrorists at the strategic island of Jazirat Al-Haditha, liberating it after a short battle.

With the liberation of Jazirat Al-Haditha this morning, the Iraqi Armed Forces will now turn their attention to Jazirat Al-Baghdadi and Al-Heet.

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