Kurdish Forces Retake Oilfields Near Mosul From IS

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Kurdish Peshmerga forces claim they have retaken oilfields near Mosul in north Iraq from Islamic State (IS) militants.

Kurdish forces regain oilfields from IS
Kurdish forces regain oilfields from IS

The attack on the three Ain Zalah installations began on Thursday morning, they said, but the militants blew them all up as they retreated. IS militants have been selling oil from these fields illegally and earning funds.