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    Iraqi Army Repels Daesh Car Bomb Attacks East of Mosul

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    The Iraqi military repelled several Daesh car bomb attacks in Mosul, army operation headquarters said Monday.

    QAYYARAH (Sputnik) — The attacks came in response to army rocket and mortar fire in the east of the city, according to the military.

    "Not one of the militants' armored vehicles was able to breach the special forces' defenses and all of the vehicles have been destroyed," the headquarters said.

    The Iraqi operation retake Mosul from terrorists has been going on for over a month since October 17. The battle for the city began with 4,000 Kurdish Peshmerga fighters and 30,000 Iraqi soldiers backed by the US-led anti-terror coalition advancing on the city from the east, west and south.

    Mosul has been occupied by Daesh terrorist group since 2014.

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