The US-led coalition warplanes in collaboration with Iraqi have conducted operations invading Daesh positions in the Iraqi Northwestern city of Tal Afar, on Tuesday 15th August 15, 2017 killing 17 militants.
According to Iraqi military official, Lieutenant Colonel Shams al-Din al-Anbari, the strikes were targeted at the armed depots and confirmed training centers in the city. The attacks were able to result in the deaths of 17 terrorists leaving scores seriously injured.
The attacks are pieces in the grand scheme to weaken the Daesh position in preparation of taking of a larger recapture mission of the city that was overrun by the Jihadists in mid-2014. The attack comes after the Iraqi forces recaptured Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city from the ISIS militants in July.