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Iraq kills, captures 15 ISIS insurgents in Anbar


The Iraqi security forces on Tuesday were able to kill or capture 15 insurgents of ISIS in the province of Anbar.

According to a security statement, the militants were targeted during an operation by Iraq’s anti-terrorism units in the desert areas of Rutba and Wadi Horan in Anbar, where they killed ten extremists and arrested five others.

"According to accurate intelligence, and the continued tracking down of ISIS remnants, the first tactical unit, one of the forces of the Counter-Terrorism Service, carried out land operations in Anbar desert in Rutba and Wadi Horan," the statement explained.

Multiple hideouts belonging to the ISIS group were also destroyed by airstrikes during the military campaign, the press release added.

Last Modified: Wednesday، 14 August 2019 09:10 PM