Kurds launch intensive attack against ISIL

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In the dark hours of Wednesday morning, a large group of Peshmerga fighters gathered in Southwest Kirkuk. About 3,500 men were preparing to attack ISIL.

On Wednesday, after the intensive attack, many ISIL fighters withdrew to their bastion Hawijah, around 55 Kilometers west of Kirkuk. And as coordinated operations between the Peshmergas and the U.S.-led coalition continue, more and more ISIL held villages are liberated, and steady progress in the fight against ISIL is being made.
CCTV’s Michal Bardavid filed this report.

Kurds launch intensive attack against ISIL

In the dark hours of Wednesday morning, a large group of Peshmerga fighters gathered in Southwest Kirkuk. About 3,500 men were preparing to attack ISIL.On Wednesday, after the intensive attack, many ISIL fighters withdrew to their bastion Hawijah, around 55 Kilometers west of Kirkuk. And as coordinated operations between the Peshmergas and the U.S.-led coalition continue, more and more ISIL held villages are liberated, and steady progress in the fight against ISIL is being made.CCTV's Michal Bardavid filed this report.