erbil - Warriors of the Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga have opened a new offensive in northern Iraq. On the night of Wednesday to Thursday they have launched an attack on the terror group Islamic State (IS) occupied place Sinjar.
The international coalition against IS Wednesday night bombing on the submissions of the terrorist movement in the area of Sinjar, reported the Kurdish news agency Rudaw. Doing to 75. 000 peshmergastrijders join the operation.
Sinjar is IS-owned since August last year. The terrorists have slain hundreds of thousands of civilians and taken captive. In the village live mostly Yazidis.