Iraqi Kurdish troops rescue Swedish girl from ISIS

February 23, 2016 1:50 PM

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Iraqi Kurdish troops rescue Swedish girl from ISIS

The Iraqi Kurdish government says its troops have rescued a Swedish teenager from the Islamic State group near the city of Mosul, which is controlled by the extremists.

A statement from the regional government, released on Tuesday, says the rescue operation by the Kurdish anti-terrorist forces took place on February 17 near the IS-held city of Mosul in Iraq.

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