The Baghdad Post

Military operation launched against ISIS pockets in Diyala

Commander of Tigris Operations Gen. Mazhar al-Arrawi on Tuesday declared the launch of a military operation to chase ISIS terrorists in northeastern Diyala.

Joint forces from the police and army covered by the air force started a large-scale operation to chase ISIS terror cells in the district of al-Meqdadiya.

He said the operation is also aimed to maintain stability and reassure civilians,

The terror group of ISIS has lost most of its territories in Iraq.  The Iraqi forces, aided by the US-led coalition expelled the terror group from several parts including Mosul and Tal Afar.

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