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Iraqi Kurds fought back Islamists from a city in Diyala province

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Kurdish Peshmerga units freed the city of Jalaula in the province of Diyala from the IS militants, reports RIA News with reference to the agency "Anadolu".

Iraqi Kurds fought back Islamists from a city in Diyala province


"Peshmerga forces regained control of the city of Jalaula in the Iraqi province of Diyala- said the Kurdish commander Ahmad Latif. - And also captured the neighborhood of the city of Thadjid, which is the IG stronghold in this region. The terrorist group is retreating with great losses. ”

According to him, aid to the Kurds was provided by air strikes inflicted by the international coalition.

Jalaula is located in 115 km from Baghdad and in 70-ti from the center of Baakuba province. The settlement has been in the hands of the Islamists since June of this year. By security forces he was left without a fight.

Earlier, the United States declared "visible results" achieved in the fight against IS, however, the coalition countries are still far from their ultimate goal - the complete destruction of the radical group.
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  1. Giant thought
    Giant thought 24 November 2014 09: 44
    +4
    Iraqi Kurds are pushing the IS fighters little by little, so keep Peshmerga.
    1. Samaritan
      Samaritan 24 November 2014 12: 46
      0
      As usually happens with terrarids, they go until they get on the nose, then the separation and internal disassembly begins, which we now observe, and thank God!
  2. RESEARCHER
    RESEARCHER 24 November 2014 09: 45
    +2
    Kurds respect. Many have to communicate with them. It is an adequate nation with a fair amount of justice in their actions.
  3. Epema
    Epema 24 November 2014 09: 49
    +2
    And now Amerikosy will give the go-ahead of ISIS to grab something, until the bloody dollar rules the world, there will be no peace!
  4. Gray 43
    Gray 43 24 November 2014 09: 59
    +3
    I think the Kurds will not be allowed to crush the IG - not for that, the state employees invested in Islamists to destroy them later, and those airstrikes are to remind WHO
    1. Penelope
      Penelope 24 November 2014 10: 42
      +1
      Military luck begins to leave the IG, and it pleases.
      1. Epema
        Epema 24 November 2014 10: 58
        +1
        It’s not military luck that starts to leave, but sponsorship (no money, no military luck),
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