London – A day after the announcement of the liberation of the district of Tal Afar west of Mosul and control of the northern province of Nineveh, the Iraqi forces announced today the start of the movement to fight in the next battle in Hawija province southwest of Kirkuk to free him from the grip of an organization after three years of control.
The joint Iraqi forces said in a statement on Friday, followed by “Elaf” that “after completing his duties in the process of coming to Yatlafr and achieve full victory there, has moved a line of detachments of psychological operations field to the province of Hawija to be the first advance of troops moving there.”She pointed out that the next battle was called “coming Yahwiga”.
For its part, said the Military Information Cell that the aircraft of the Iraqi Air Force began throwing millions of publications in the district of Hawija (60 kilometers south-west of the northern province of Kirkuk) .. She explained that the publications include informing the people of the judiciary near the liberation of the Daash and ask them to cooperate with the security forces to accomplish its mission and save them from The clutches of terrorist organization.
The cell said in a press statement that “the next military operation will be (coming Yachwiga) to restore the judiciary in the province of Kirkuk from gangs and advocates of terrorism,” without further details.
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For his part, spokesman for the Popular Forces of the northern axis Ali al-Husseini said the launch of “coming Hawija” after Eid al-Adha, which began on Friday and that the operations are “quick and quick.”
Husseini said that “pieces of the popular crowd ready to participate in the operations are coming oh Huijah .. He said in a statement quoted by the agency,” Alsumaria News “Iraqi that” the battle of terrorism will be included in Iraqi territory. “
The member of the Hawija Council Ahmed Khurshid that the number of elements of the organization in Hawija is limited to a thousand to two thousand fighters .. He explained that all the forces will have a role in the liberation processes, including the Iraqi army and Peshmerga and the Shiite popular crowd and the Sunni tribal crowd.
The coalition of Iraqi Sunni forces recently called on Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abbadi to draw up “immediate” plans for the liberation of Hawija district after reports of massacres were heard by a preacher against civilians trying to escape justice. The coalition said in a statement that Dahesh detained hundreds, executed dozens and burned young people alive in Hawija, which should save its people and immediately lifting the siege and secure corridors for the safe passage of displaced persons and the preservation of property and the lives of civilians.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) says it has received field information about the abduction of more than 3,000 civilians trying to flee Hawija, while reports of mass executions of civilians, including many women and children, have been reported.
The organization controls the province of Hawija and its areas for three years and prevents the exit of civilians to areas not under his authority.
The town of Hawija, a center of justice inhabited by Sunni tribes, has not been subjected to any military operation to free it because of political conflicts between the Peshmerga forces and the Shiite factions and city elders of the Sunni community. Shiite factions insist on participating in the battle of Hawija to protect Shiite villages in its outskirts, mainly the village of Bashir, but Kurdish forces fear the survival of the Shiite factions in their positions after the end of the fighting, while the sheikhs of Hawija tribes, the majority of them Sunnis from the participation of Kurdish and Shiite forces to restore the city inhabited by Sunnis and what may result About the battle of sectarian violence.
The population of Hawija is estimated at 318,600, the majority of whom are Arab Muslims from the tribes of the tribes of Jabour, Abid, Shamar and Dulaim. Hawija is a rural area because of the large number of agriculture in which it produces many agricultural crops, such as cotton, corn, wheat and barley, which produce a lot and is the second largest Hawija source of vegetables in Iraq.
A request has been made by the members of the Kirkuk Provincial Council to the central government in Baghdad recently to transfer the province of Hawija to an independent province because of the large population and the possession of this area of qualifications to become a province.