Islamic Invitation Turkey
       14 December 2017 - Thursday - 25 Rabi al-Awwal 1439 | 14/12/2017 (17) 13/12/2017 (37) 12/12/2017 (40) 11/12/2017 (44) 10/12/2017 (46) Total: 131,744 content        Facebook Twitter Youtube

Most parts of Baiji back under control of Iraqi forces

15 October 2015 14:54

e1da75df-c7e8-4de9-b0d5-10dd019395f9

Iraqi army soldiers, backed by volunteer Shia forces, have liberated most parts of the northern town of Baiji and the country’s largest oil refinery there from the grip of Daesh terrorists, security sources say.

Sabah al-Numani, spokesman for Iraq’s counter-terror forces, said Thursday that government troops are now in control of most parts of the strategic complex near the northern town of Baiji, situated some 190 kilometers (20 miles) from the capital, Baghdad.

Scroll Up