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The Iraqi army launched an assault on the center of Al Havija

The Iraqi army launched an assault on the center of the city of al-Havija, held by militants of the Islamic State group *, the TV channel reports Al-sumaria.

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi announced the launch of an operation to free Havidji in Kirkuk province in late September.

A rapid reaction force laid siege to the center of al-Haviji. Various groups of security forces continue to move around the city and clean up its areas
- said the channel source.

The Iraqi army launched an assault on the center of Al Havija

In turn, the Shiite militia of Hashd Shaabi stated that its troops fully control the city.

El Havija became the main "headquarters" of the IS * in Iraq after the capture of Mosul by the army in July of this year.

Earlier it was reported that the Iraqi military liberated near 30 villages on the outskirts of the city of al-Havija, which remains the main stronghold of the IG *.

Reportedly, the storming of the villages was carried out by units of the militarized federal police, as well as by the people's militia. According to the military, progress to the city of al-Havija continues, RIA News.

IG * - terrorist organization banned in Russia
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  1. Kondratko
    Kondratko 4 October 2017 16: 05
    The photo from the header in the article can be safely called "American Democracy."
    PPC ...
    1. Komsomol
      Komsomol 4 October 2017 16: 22
      Crush the barmaley! If only as in Mosul it did not work out under the strict guidance of the exceptional.
      DEPARTMENT 4 October 2017 19: 57
      I don’t give a damn about Iraq (it hasn’t been around for a long time) ... We would have to establish and dig around the relative world in Syria!
  2. Igor Vagin
    Igor Vagin 4 October 2017 20: 50
    The remnants of the Iraqi army began an assault so that they stayed there
    1. voyaka uh
      voyaka uh 5 October 2017 01: 18
      Are you for ISIS? Late oath ...