Iraqi security forces and the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) carried out the third phase of the "Revenge of the fasters" operation against the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS/ISIL)‚Äč in the Saladin Governorate in central Iraq.

Footage filmed on Sunday shows the soldiers of the brigade 42 of the PMF completing the operation on the banks of Tigris River.

A PMF military officer commented on the operation, stating "All the islands were inspected, and ISIS homes and headquarters were burned."

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Associated Press 11 May 2020 11:44 CEST

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