Iraq reclaims outer rim of Tal Afar

On Tuesday Iraqi forces reclaimed a major part of Tal Afar city, which was previously occupied by the IS.

Iraqi lieutenant-general Abdul-Amir Rasheed Yar Allah, leader of the campaign to liberate Tal Afar, said that anti-terrorist special forces trained by the US are closing in on the al-Kifah, southeast of Tal Afar.

The General told the press, his forces have not meet with much resistance from the IS, but he expects the fight will get more intense as they move closer to the city center, where many civilians are still trapped.

Source: VOV5