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Iraqi forces retake Bab Sinjar neighborhood in western Mosul

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A military commander said on Thursday that the Iraqi forces have regained a new neighborhood from ISIS in western Mosul.

“Units of the army’s 9th Division have liberated Bab Sinjar and reached Al-Farouq neighborhood in the western side of Mosul city,” state-run Iraqia News TV quoted commander of the Mosul offensive Staff Lt Gen Abdul-Amir Yaralla as saying.

On 19 February, Iraqi regular forces and allied militias launched military operations to recapture the western side of the city from ISIS.