PMU forces carry out anti-ISIS operation in eastern Iraq

PMU forces carry out anti-ISIS operation in eastern Iraq

Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Unit (PMU), also known as Hashd al-Sha’abi, forces Sunday night announced they have successfully carried out a military operation against ISIS forces in Diyala Province in eastern Iraq.

AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Unit (PMU), also known as Hashd al-Sha’abi, forces Sunday night announced they have successfully carried out a military operation against ISIS forces in Diyala Province in eastern Iraq.

The PMU operation was carried out in Hamrin Mountains which was used as a hideout by the ISIS group, a media source affiliated with PMU announced, Al-Mayadeen reported.

According to the PMU statement, the anti-ISIS operation was launched based on the information received from the recent activities of ISIS terrorist members.

Meanwhile, Iraqi Air Force and Army fighters also supported the PMU operation against ISIS forces.

According to the statement, an area of about 150 square kilometers was cleared and 14 ISIS hideouts containing logistical equipment were reconnoitered and a tunnel belonging to the terrorist was destroyed.

PMU also announced Saturday night that it had thwarted an ISIS attack on the south of Mosul in Nineveh province.

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