Breaking: Iraqi forces launch new operation in southwest Kirku
The Popular Mobilization Units (Hashd Al-Sha’abi) kicked off a new campaign this morning that targeted the last remnants of the Islamic State (ISIS) terror organization in the Kirkuk countryside.
According to the the PMU’s announcement this morning, their units pursuing the last remaining Islamic State elements in this part of the country.
Since losing almost all of their territory in Iraq, the Islamic State has relied on sleeper cells and the vast desert region in the western part of the country to carry out attacks against the military and people.
Similar to their recent operations in Diyala and Nineveh, the Iraqi Armed Forces are attempting to track and neutralize these sleeper cells before they are able to spread their terror.