Published on Oct 30, 2016 by loner loneranger
Published on Oct 30, 2016
*DISCLAIMER* This footage is part of an war archive of the war in Iraq and should be viewed as educational. This footage is also to be taken as a raw documentary on the events of the conflict in Iraq. This footage is not meant to be violent in any way. I am only sharing this footage for the purposes of news reporting and educating. I also want to share this footage for: news reporting, sharing important information with the public.
Some footage’re taken from Kurdistan24 News Channel www.kurdistan24.net and are used just in purpose to report news. Such footage are in possession of Kurdistan24 and you should proceed to its website to watch full and original video material.
Mosul offensive 2016 ( See the latest on Rudaw Map: http://umap.openstreetmap.fr/en/map/m… ) – Operation Conquest was an offensive against the positions of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Mosul and the surrounding region. The offensive was a joint effort by the Iraqi government forces with allied militias, the government Iraqi Kurdistan, local Assyrian Christian, Yezidi, Turcoman and Armenian militias, limited US and UK ground forces, and US, UK and allied air support. The aim of the operation, part of the military intervention against ISIL, was to set the conditions for an upcoming battle to push ISIL out of the second-largest city of Iraq, Mosul, as well as the rest of the Nineveh Governorate.
On 17 October, the Peshmerga in Khazer started the ground assault and captured at least 9 villages during the day.
The offensive against ISIS consists of a coalition of various ethnic groups, including Kurdish Peshmerga (40,000 troops), predominantly Arab Iraqi Army, Sunni militia and Shia militia forces (54,000 troops) and Christian Assyrian Militia (5,000 troops)