Iraq's Australian-Trained Ninewa Commandos Preparing To Take Back Mosul From Islamic State

23/01/2016 8:48 PM AEDT | Updated January 23, 2016 20:54
ASSOCIATED PRESS

In Iraq, a group of 300 commandos is preparing for a bloody fight against Islamic State (IS) to take back their beloved home city of Mosul.

By international standards, the Ninewa Operations Command's battalion would hardly be considered elite, but their Australian and New Zealand trainers are working hard to improve their fighting skills.

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