Iraqi forces today regained control over Imam Gharbi, a village south of Mosul
The undertaking formed part of the next phase of the US-backed government’s campaign to manoeuvre Islamic State from Iraq and dismantle their self-proclaimed caliphate.
The gendarmes Colonel Kareem Aboud said government forces took generous control of Imam Gharbi at dawn.
They discovered the bodies of two Iraqi scribes who were killed there shortly after the militants attacked, he voiced.
Troops were now searching the village for unused militants.
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory closed
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory over and beyond Islamic State in Mosul on July 10
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Islamic State also faces adversity in its operational base in the Syrian city of Raqqa
Stripped of Mosul, Islamic Specify’s dominion in Iraq will be reduced to mainly rural, desert bailiwicks west and south of the city.
Islamic State also faces arm-twisting in its operational base in the Syrian city of Raqqa, where US-backed Syrian Kurdish and Arab strengths have seized territory on three sides of the city.