The Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) have liberated from ISIS the strategic town of al-Baaj located near the border with Syria. The PMU has also taken control over the villages of Tel-Kri and Tall Faraj Alemsry north of al-Baaj.
With this advances, the PMU has expelled ISIS from almost the whole al-Baaj area in the western part of Nineveh province.
The PMU media wing has also denied media reports that the group, which is a part of the Iraqi Armed Forces, has crossed the border with Syria and allegedly entered the area controlled by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).
In turn, according to reports, the PMU continues fighting ISIS in the Iraqi territory along the border with Syria.