Kurds retake three villages from ISIL

December 17, 2014 4:45 PM

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Kurds retake three villages from ISIL

Iraq’s Kurdish fighters have retaken three villages near the militant-held Kurdish town of Sinjar in the northern Iraqi Nineveh Province.

Kurdish Iraqi forces say they have launched an operation to retake the town, which first fell to the ISIL terrorist group in August. A statement from the Kurdish Regional Security Council said Kurdish forces, known as Peshmerga, moved into the town on Wednesday.

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