Iraqi Forces Liberate Mosul Airport From DAESH

By on February 23, 2017

Iraqi forces backed by the popular mobilization units have liberated the Mosul airport from the Daesh Takfiri group.

Iraqi media reported on Thursday hours after the army launched and offensive to retake the airport that the armed forces have fully liberated the facility.

Commander of Federal Police Forces Lieutenant General Raed Shaker Jawdat announced the operation in a statement on Thursday, saying that members of the Iraqi federal police and rapid response forces were engaged in the multi-pronged offensive to liberate the airport, Arabic-language al-Sumaria television network reported.

The airport was under the control of Daesh since the takfirr terror group took control of the city back in 2014.

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