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45 ISIS high-profile leaders killed in Iraqi air raid on Syria

A total of 45 ISIS terrorists were killed in an Iraqi air raid on borders with Syria, security sources announced on Saturday. 

In a statement, the Iraqi military said that F-16 fighter jets carried out a successful airstrike on a meeting of ISIS leaders in al-Hajin area in eastern Deir Ezzor province.

The strike targeted ISIS high-profile leaders including the deputy war minister and the personal courier of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared in December the full defeat of ISIS terror group, however it still poses a threat on Syrian borders where it keeps some little pockets.