An unspecified number of Czech L-159 fighter jets are due to arrive in Iraq next week.
At least 201 militants were killed:
Across greater Mosul, security forces killed 174 militants.
Fifteen militants were killed in airstrikes against Hadi village.
Security forces reached Tal Keif, where they killed a dozen militants.
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