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Iraq: Security forces liberate Al-Shirqat from Islamic State control01:05

Iraq: Security forces liberate Al-Shirqat from Islamic State control

Iraq, Al-Shirqat
September 22, 2016 at 20:12 GMT -00:00 · Published

Iraq security forces announced that they liberated the town of Al-Shirqat, a key Islamic State stronghold, Thursday.

The liberation of Al-Shirqat, a strategic town located on the western bank of the Tigris River, paves the way for a military campaign to recapture Mosul, the last major city in Iraq under the control of IS.

Iraq: Security forces liberate Al-Shirqat from Islamic State control01:05
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Iraq security forces announced that they liberated the town of Al-Shirqat, a key Islamic State stronghold, Thursday.

The liberation of Al-Shirqat, a strategic town located on the western bank of the Tigris River, paves the way for a military campaign to recapture Mosul, the last major city in Iraq under the control of IS.

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