Yezidi girl liberated from ISIS by Kurdish CT unit in Mosul


Hundreds of Yezidi women in northern Iraq have been taken captive by ISIS extremists. File photo

ARA News 

The Kurdistan Region’s Security Council (KRSC) on Friday announced that a Yezidi girl held by ISIS was liberated by Kurdish Counter Terrorism Department (CTD). Moreover, several ISIS leaders were killed by US coalition airstrikes.

“Our elite CT Unit announces rescue of 12 year-old Yazidi girl, Khatrin Khodeda Murad, in West Mosul. She’s from Khanasor in Sinjar district,” the KRSC said.

“Khatrin was held by American ISIS terrorist Naser Ebrahim Hamoud Taha Al-Hadidi in ISIS’s Jazira Province. She’ll be reunited with her family,” the KRSC added.

The CTD, which is part of the Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), have conducted several special operations supported by the US Special Forces.

The KRSC also announced that in cooperation between the Kurdish security services and the US-led coalition, the US-led coalition carried out an airstrike in Janjili neighborhood West of Mosul killing French foreign fighter Yasir Hagor Muhammed (Abu Bakir Faransi) on 20 February, an ISIS-military planner.

Moreover, US-led coalition jets killed three ISIS leaders, Ahmed Ibrahim Jobani, Syrian Abu Hamza, and Libyan Abu Obeir on Tuesday.

Reporting by: Wladimir van Wilgenburg | Source: ARA News

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