Iraqi Flag Hangs Over Central Tal Afar as Army Claims Near Recapture

StoryfulNewsPublished: August 28, 2017
Published: August 28, 2017

A drive through Tal Afar reveals a city deserted but for the presence of Iraqi armed forces. This footage, uploaded on August 27, shows many destroyed buildings and debris-lined roads, however, a number of streets and buildings remain intact. Around the 7:12 mark, the Iraqi flag is seen hanging over downtown Tal Afar. The Iraqi military has recaptured most of the city, according to a statement released on Sunday. Credit: YouTube/ Al Mawsleya via Storyful

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