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Iraqi Army Liberates Hammam al-Alil near Near Mosul, Heads Toward Airport

The Iraqi army has announced that it has liberated the town of Hammam al-Alil near Iraq's Mosul from Daesh terrorist group, and the army has begun to move toward the airport.

Earlier, Iraq's army said it had killed over 2,000 Daesh terrorists in Mosul since the start of the operation to liberate the city; Sputnik reported.

"After complete liberation of the town of Hammam al-Alil, the federal police forces are heading to Mosul's international airport," the Iraqi army's press service reported. The operation to liberate Mosul, which involves the Iraqi military and Kurdish forces and is backed by the aircraft from the US-led coalition, started on October 17.

Source: Al Alam

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