Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
IS+%27loses+more+than+a+quarter+of+its+territory%27+in+Syria+and+Iraq
Monday, 10 October 2016 - 11:34
IS 'loses more than a quarter of its territory' in Syria and Iraq
1,748

Views

New data shows that so-called Islamic State has lost more than a quarter of the territory it once controlled.

Security and defence analysts IHS say the group's control has shrunk by 28% since its height in January 2015.

In the first 9 months of this year, IS' territory fell from 78,000 sq km to 65,500 sq km - an area equivalent to the size of Sri Lanka.

However, IS losses have slowed in the 3 months to October.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
Friday, 20 April 2018 - 17:28
The Wildlife officials in Amparai have been able to rescue 3 wild elephant calves, roaming in the area.The elephant calves were located from the Maduru... Read More
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
292 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
24,123 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
2,608 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
3,557 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
361 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
26,182 Views
Top