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    Updated: PMUs retake villages as operation launches against IS near Syrian borders

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    Updated: PMUs retake villages as operation launches against IS near Syrian borders Empty Updated: PMUs retake villages as operation launches against IS near Syrian borders

    Post by jedi17 Fri 12 May 2017, 8:16 pm

    Updated: PMUs retake villages as operation launches against IS near Syrian borders



    Nineveh (Iraqinews.com) Iraqi paramilitary forces battling the Islamic State alongside the government retook a number of villages as launched Friday a major offensive targeting the group’s havens near Nineveh province’s borders with Syria.

    Al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Units) said through its media they recaptured the villages of Tel Hajem and Mekeibra as they launched an offensive on al-Baaj and Qayrawan regions, backed by the army air force. The regions fall west to Mosul, Islamic State’s largest urban stronghold in Iraq which Iraqi commanders have said they predict to recapture this month.


    Baaj region, west of Nineveh (google maps)
    The targeted regions also fall west of Tal Afar, another IS bastion. Occasional clashing statements from the Iraqi government and al-Hashd leaderships emerged regarding al-Hashd’s possible involvement in anticipated operations for Tal Afar. While PMUs said they were ready for the battle, Iraqi officials reassured that the Shia-led troops were not going to take part in offensives targeting the mainly Sunni and Turkmen town.

    As the offensive began on Friday, PMU media said its troops engaged in fierce encounters with IS militants as they invaded Um al-Shababit village, north of Qayrawan, and were close to proceeding towards al-Hayyat, a neighboring village.

    Iraqi commanders have reiterated that IS influence in the province had been waning, and said last month that the group was holding less than seven percent of Iraqi territories.

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