Hezbollah al-Nujaba, a major Iraqi Shiite resistance movement fighting the ISIL, dispatched its special and well-trained forces to the country’s borders with Syria.
According to Hezbollah al-Nujaba news website, the special forces have been sent to participate in the liberation and cleansing operations in Iraq’s bordering regions with Syria.
Hezbollah al-Nujaba forces will help the Iraqi army and Hashd al-Shaabi (Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces) in the offensive against the ISIL terrorists.
Hashd al-Shaabi launched a large-scale operation on Friday morning, hitting hard ISIL terrorists’ last bastion Southwest of Tal Afar city in Northwestern Iraq, near the border with Syria.
The Hashd al-Shaabi, backed up by the country’s Air Force, made their first push to capture the Nahiyah al-Qeirawan area, striking the ISIL’s defense lines from two different directions.
Sources told local media on Thursday that the Iraqi Security forces made a new progress in fight against ISIL militants during the operations to capture the right bank of Mosul city.
The sources said sections of the Iraqi Army’s 16th Division crossed the Tigris River and recaptured Mesherfa and Hawi al-Kanisa neighborhoods on the Western bank of Mosul, after inflicting heavy losses on ISIL, Baghdad Post reported.
The sources stated that these forces had destroyed ISIL tunnels and killed 4 suicide bombers.
They added that the forces had destroyed the terrorist group’s ammunition and weapons depots.