Iraqi Military Set to Take New Areas From Kurdish Forces in North Mosul

StoryfulNewsPublished: October 25, 201711 views
Published: October 25, 2017

Iraqi forces deployed in new positions north of Mosul on October 24, said to be preparing for new offensive, this time to retake areas from Kurdish forces, according to local sources. More than 850 families fled Telskuf and Batnaya towns north of Mosul to Alqosh town after fighting between Kurdish and Iraqi forces that lasted one hour, according to the Church of Margariacos in Batnaya. This video was shared by local Mosul media and is described as showing Iraq’s 16th Brigade and the Hashed Shaabi militia being deployed in Batnaya town north of Mosul in preparation to take Alqosh and Telskuf towns. Credit: YouTube/Al-Mawsleya via Storyful

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