Iraqi government forces expel ISIS from ancient city of Hatra

2017/04/27 | 01:30

(Iraq News)- Iraqi pro-government forces announced Wednesday their recapture of the UNESCO-listed ancient city of Hatra from ISIS.

“Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilisation) forces liberated the ancient city of Hatra… after fierce clashes with the enemy,” said the paramilitary group.

Hatra, which lies in the desert southwest of Iraq’s second city Mosul, includes a UNESCO world heritage site.

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