Iraqi security source in the western axis of Mosul said Thursday that the Mechanized Fourth Brigade (Badr armed wing) managed to destroy eight vehicles and killed 25 terrorists in battles west of Mosul, referring to the progress made by the Popular Mobilization Forces in the western axis near the Syrian border .
In a statement, the source said that “artillery of mechanized Fourth Brigade – Badr directed severe blows to the ISIL defenses and fortifications on the outskirts of Mahlabiah western Mosul,” in reference to the so-called ‘Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’ terrorist group.
“Dozens of terrorists were seen escaped as the PMF was advancing,” he added.
“Badr arrived in the outskirts of the Zalat crossroad which connects Syria, Tal Afar and Mosul,” the source said, pointing out that PMF units are moving within well-done plans to avoid any security emergency.
Source: Al-Manar Website