According to the report, ISIL terrorists intended to enter Hatra and some other regions in southern Mosul but they faced the surprise attack of PMU forces.
Following the operation, the popular mobilization forces clashed with the terrorists and the Takfiri elements found no choice but to flee.
Last week, PMU forces targeted ISIL positions in Saladin province. PMU forces managed to reconnoiter and destroy several hideouts belonging to ISIL forces in Saladin during the mentioned operation. In addition, a number of terrorist elements were arrested.