The joint Iraqi forces continued their advance in the western and southeastern battle hubs in the attack on Hawija.
Colonel Naji Khalaf, head of the federal police, said that the joint forces were within five kilometers of the center of the judiciary on its western side and that they were preparing to break into it after the advance of the forces from the other axes.
He added that “other forces advanced south of the same axis towards the villages near the area of the gap between the mountains of Hamrin and Mukhul, near the district of Baiji, which represents the administrative border between the provinces of Salah al-Din and Kirkuk, and it liberated a number of villages adjacent to the Tigris River.”
He pointed out that “the joint forces approached the liberation of the village of Masjak in the West Bank of the Tigris River, the last sites calling in Salahaddin province, as well as the presence of some elements are still hidden in the station Baiji thermal power.
In the south-east axis on the 110-km road between Tikrit and Kirkuk, the forces continued to advance after the Zghitun waterway crossed the villages of Rashad, which is 25 kilometers from the forces, which represent the armored vehicles and tanks. Iraqi Air Force and International Alliance.
In al-Bashir and al-Zarka axes, the forces are still waiting for the troops to reach their targets in order to join them.
The Hawija district includes the areas of Al-Zab and Al-Abbasi, which have been liberated, Riyadh, Al-Rashad and Al-Mawtada. It is located 300 km north of Baghdad and is the last site of the Islamic State in northern Iraq.