Peshmerga Launch Major Operation near Mosul; 195 Killed in Iraq
Peshmerga forces advanced
towards Gwer and reclaimed a dozen villages on Sunday. Coalition jets
supported the mission, and Kurdish counter-terrorism forces sneaked into
the villages ahead of the operation.
At least 195 people were killed and 12 more wounded:
During operations around Gwer, a journalist was
killed and another was wounded. An anonymous source said seven
Peshmerga were killed, while another 11 or more
were wounded. Sources say 120
militants were killed.
Rockets launched near Bashiqa killed
three Peshmerga personnel.
two civilians near Abbara.
A strike on Albu Ali Jassim left 17
militants were killed in a strike on Albu Nimr.
Near Ramadi, security forces killed
bomber was killed in Hit.