Iraqi Army forces launched operation against the Islamic State north of Baghdad
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Iraqi armed forces on Sunday launched a military operation against the remnants of the Islamic State (IS). The operation was planned to mop up three districts of Khazra, Khaznah, and Salman in north of Baghdad.
Earlier the day, the Iraqi armed forces also discovered IS hideouts in the western province of Anbar.
Media reports said a mass grave, where the IS jihadists had dumped the bodies of kidnapped Iraqi forces and civilians, was also found in the area.