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Iraqi Forces Fight Islamic State to Control Tal Aftar near Mosul

Fierce fighting between Iraqi forces and Islamic State (ISIS / Daesh / ISIL / IS) terrorist group militants was underway in villages in northern Iraq, around ISIS's last urban stronghold in the country, Mosul; Al-Alam News Network reports.

Iraqi Federal Police units were battling the extremists in the areas south of Mosul, aiding the army and Shia militias, which were fighting ISIS on other fronts.

Source: Al Alam

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