Islamic Invitation Turkey
       16 August 2017 - Wednesday - 23 Dhul-Qa?da 1438 | 16/08/2017 (13) 15/08/2017 (46) 14/08/2017 (45) 13/08/2017 (42) 12/08/2017 (45) Total: 127,240 content        Facebook Twitter Youtube

Iraqi forces reach center of key town near Mosul

22 September 2016 15:52

03d83073-1d26-4d28-a08b-aed302e0b3d7

Iraqi military and volunteer forces have reached the center of a strategic town near the Daesh stronghold of Mosul.

Iraqi army troops and pro-government volunteers on Thursday seized the center of Shirqat, a key town located 100 km south of Mosul, a source with the Iraqi Joint Operations Command in Salahuddin Province said.

The Arabic-language al-Sumeria television said Iraqi troops had taken control of the governor’s office in the town and hoisted the Iraqi flag over the building.

Scroll Up