SHI’ITE MILITIA SEIZES AIR BASE WEST OF MOSUL

2dc9748e-ec3f-4d39-bf4b-a5edd2e8ac21_w987_r1_sIraqi Shi’ite militia fighters have driven ISIS extremists from the air base at the town of Tal Afar to the west of Mosul.

Tal Afar is about 60 kilometers west of Mosul on the main highway to Syria. Holding it Shi’ite militia is threatening the supply route from Syria for extremist militants in the northern Iraqi city.

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