Kurdish forces fire into Islamic State-controlled Mosul

January 24, 2015 11:04 AM

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ARBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Kurdish forces have fired rockets into Mosul for the first time since Islamic State militants overran the northern Iraqi city last summer, Kurdish military sources said on Saturday.

A Kurdish officer said 20 Grad missiles had been launched into Mosul on Friday after receiving information that Islamic State militants were gathering to meet near the city's Zuhour neighborhood.

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