Watch an Iraqi Church Ring Its Bells for the First Time in Years After Town Is Liberated from ISIS

There’s a major military offensive currently happening in Iraq, as a coalition of U.S. military, Kurdish forces and Iraqi special forces move to take out ISIS in the city of Mosul. As they pushed toward the former ISIS stronghold, they liberated villages from the radical Islamic group, including the primarily Christian town of Bartella, which is 9 miles from Mosul.

ABC News captured a moving video this week of a church in the town ringing its bell for the first time in two years, after the coalition drove out ISIS.

Fighting around Mosul remains on-going.

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