YBS repelled ISIS attack in Shengal

ISIS attack was repelled by YBS in Shengal countryside last night.

ISIS gangs attempted to attack the people in Mediban and Hellus villages of Shengal at around 00:00 last night. Taking immediate action, fighters of the Shengal Resistance Units (YBS) frustrated the attack.

Ensuing clashes in the region continued till 4 am this morning. After suffering a defeat during the fighting, ISIS gangs attempted to launch another attack with bomb-laden vehicles at 05:50 local time.

Fighting resumed as YBS fighters noticed the attempt of the terrorists in advance, and continued till 7 am in the morning.

Following the clashes, YBS fighters started an operation in coordination with Iraqi army forces which is reported to be continuing and expanding.