The military forces of the autonomous region of Iraqi Kurdistan, called “Peshmerga,” has lost about 1,500 fighters during the two years of clashes with the ISIS terrorist group. The information was provided by the Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga ministry on Monday.
“During the war with the Islamic State [Daesh] 1,466 peshmerga soldiers were killed and 62 missed in action. 8610 soldiers were wounded,” Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) media center. cited a spokesman for the Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga ministry.
The Kurdish Pesherga is now participating in the operations near Iraq’s city of Mosul.