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PMU Clears Vast Areas Of Khanaqin In Eastern Iraq Of ISIS Cells


On March 20, Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) cleared more than 100 square kilometers of Khanaqin in the eastern province of Diyala of ISIS remnants.

PMU units launched a large-scale combing operation in the region, which borders Iran, in the morning. The operation was successfully concluded by the eve.

PMU Clears Vast Areas Of Khanaqin In Eastern Iraq Of ISIS Cells

Click to see full-size map. Source: (@Suriyakmaps) on Twitter

Khanaqin operation was conducted by the PMU’s Diyala Operations Command, the engineer unit and the 4th Regiments of the 23th Brigade and the 2nd Regiments of the 23th Brigade.

“The operation resulted in securing and clearing eight areas: Ain al-Samak, Zallu, Kani Masi, Ali al-Sagheer, Baggha, Tilal Nukht Khan, Wadi Gharb, and Wadi Talab,” a source in the PMU said, according to the Military Media.

The large-scale combing operation targeted ISIS cells in Khanaqin, which have been active in the areas of al-Zur and al-Adghal [forest in Arabic].

Similar security operations are carried out in ISIS’ ex-strongholds on a regular basis. These operations are limiting the movement of ISIS remnants, preventing the terrorist group from reorganizing its members.




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  • verner

    wish they had cleared the dysfunctional states of A out of Iraq once and for all and then managed to lay their hands on the mossad agents sneaking about pretending to be iraqis and made short shrift of their futures

    • Jens Holm

      According to You Mossads must be mopre then 100 milion or You see ghosts.

      There still is no Nobel price for lying all the time.

      • Duc Palatine

        You are a real pain in the arse, a despicable little troll. Go get a life

        • Zionism = EVIL

          The guy is a moron without a clue even on rejection. Spams for effect, just ignore.

    • Ronald

      One step at a time.

  • Lone Ranger

    Good job.

  • Assad must stay

    Very nice work PMU stay strong and capable in these weird times

  • Bill Wilson

    That’s a small amount of area for a large country like Iraq.

    • Luke Hemmming

      Rome wasn’t built in a day.

    • Jens Holm

      Yes. I am not impressed as well.

  • Jens Holm

    I hope the information is correct and none from the very mobile ISIS are hiding in Iran or Peshmerga.

    “Clearing” to me says, they fpund none…

  • cechas vodobenikov

    dissimulation…ISIS is amerika…the little sister of the murikans that they created and fund in concert w their turk/israeli/saudi allies…now turkey is sending the to Libya and trying to send them to Europe…notably none Syrian…rathe they r Uigher, Afghan taoists or economic migrants…created by the fascist ameikan imperialism

  • dan kopfz

    And I suppose the US is assassinating PMU leaders in an attempt to save their terrorist forces from being wiped out.