Iraqi army advances in fight against IS

(VOVWORLD) - Iraq’s armed forces have killed 80 Islamic State gunmen in an operation near Tal Afar, west of Mosul.
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Iraq’s Joint Operation Committee announced on Monday that Infantry Division 15, backed by helicopters and warplanes killed 65 gunmen and 15 suicide bombers and destroyed 4 strongholds of the IS in a village, 11 km north of Tal Afar. The same day, a spokesperson for the Iraqi Prime Minister’s Communications Office said government forces liberated 90% of the territory occupied by the terrorists. The Iraqi army has deployed more troops to the North to prepare for another operation to wipe out further militants.