In the course of the operations "We are coming, O Tal-A'far", the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine and the first and second brigades of the battalion 36 of the 9th Armored Division, took full control of al-Khadra' neighborhood in the eastern axis of Tal-A'far. Currently, demining operations are conducted to remove the mines and improvised explosive devices planted by the ISIL terrorist gangs in a desperate attempt to block the advance of the liberating forces.
The brigade of the al-Abbas's (p) fighting squad participating in this battle is the elite brigade, whose fighters have shown the finest pictures of courage on which all the batches of the terrorists had been crushed, inflicting them losses on equipment and lives.
On the other hand, the heroes of the Squad with its three brigades and the battalion 36 of the 9th Armored Division, managed to break the block wall and penetrated deeply into the neighborhood of al-Noor and al-Jazirah amid clashed with the enemy.
The victories achieved by the Squad for the third year in a row since the beginning of the operations, are the result of the excellent training, experience and the fighting spirit of its fighters, in addition to the high coordination between its troops and with the rest of the troops of the Iraqi Army.
It is worth mentioning that the al-Abbas's (p) fighting squad is participating in the operations to liberate Tal-A'far with 5000 fighters divided into three brigades: the armored brigade, the elite brigade and the reserve brigade, along with the artillery battalion, the missile support battalion and the tactical formations. It has achieved its first goals in the eastern axis of the operations.