Peshmerga Launch Major Operation near Mosul; 195 Killed in Iraq

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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
.

In Mosul, militants executed
six civilians
by submerging them in boiling tar. Strikes killed
17 militants
.

Rockets launched near Bashiqa killed
three Peshmerga
personnel.

Gunmen killed
two civilians
near Abbara.

A strike on Albu Ali Jassim left 17
militants dead
.

Fifteen
militants were killed
in a strike on Albu Nimr.

Near Ramadi, security forces killed
six militants
.

A suicide
bomber was killed
in Hit.

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