PMU’s Al-Abbas Fighting Division Finishes Its Tasks Within Al-Hawija Operation

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 18:13

The Al-Abbas Fighting Division of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) officially announced that it has finished all tasks within the operation in al-Hawija area.

The announcement was made at a press conference in Bashir city located south of the Kirkuk provincial capital on Monday.

The Al-Abbas Fighting Division participated in the second phase of the Al-Hawija operation. The group contributed to liberation of Al-Riyadh city and an area north of it.

During these operations Iraqi forces liberated 61 villages in a 246 square kilometers area, discovered ISIS mass graves and munition depots as well as neutralized a large number of explosive devises in the liberated area.

Translation by SouthFront

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