Dozens of ISIS fighters launched an attack against the Pêshmerga forces in Zartik Mountain north of Mosul last night (Wednesday 16/12). Pêshmerga fighters managed to repel ISIS’s raid. However, Brigadier-General Maghded Harki died alongside with six of his Pêshmerga comrades as a result of a suicide operation perpetrated by ISIS in the context of the attack.

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