The Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) have liberated nine more villages from ISIS near the recently liberated town of al-Baaj at the border with Syria, according to Iraqi media.
So far, it’s confirmed that the villages of Alyia, Sharji Al-Rawi, Hamd Al-Madlol, Tala Al-Markab, Toman, Rekba Al-Faras and Baar Asabey were liberated.
According to the Badr Organization (a part of the PMU), some 45 ISIS terrorists were killed during the PMU advance on Monday.
The Badr Organization’s statement added that the PMU is advancing in the direction of the al-Waleed border crossing located in the Iraqi province of Anbar.
PMU fighters destroyed an ISIS VBIED and killed a suicide bomber:
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Meanwhile, the Iraqi military has denied reports that shells containing white phosphorus were used against ISIS targets in Mosul earlier this week. According to the released statement, the US-led coalition used smoke shells.
Video of the incident:
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