The Prime Minister of Iraq declared victory over ISIS militants in tal afar

The Prime Minister of Iraq Haider al-Abadi declared victory over ISIS militants in the town of tal afar and the entire province of Nineveh. On it informs Agency Reuters.

After the return of the jihadists controlled Mosul, tall afar was the next major goal of the coalition headed by the USA. The town was a key supply centre between Mosul and the Syrian border.

After the liberation of the city of al-Abadi appealed to ISIS militants with the words: «you Have no other choice but to surrender or die.»

The main stronghold of the Islamic state in Iraq has been Mosul, the Islamists seized the city in 2014. On 10 July, military of Iraq have announced the liberation of Mosul from ISIS.

On 20 August, the Iraqi army launched an offensive on the ISIL militants held the town of tall afar, located about 50 km West of Mosul. The terrorists controlled the city in 2014.

In the district of tall afar at the beginning of the operation there were between 1400 to 1600 ISIL militants, said an Iraqi Brigadier General Yahya Rasoul.




The Prime Minister of Iraq declared victory over ISIS militants in tal afar 31.08.2017

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