Iraq News - Local News - Baghdadpost

Iraqi Forces Kill Several ISIS Militants During Mop-up Operation Near Daquq

 Iraqi armed forces on Saturday killed several ISIS militants in Daquq district, south of Kirkuk, during a mop-up operation.

Daquq Mayor Luis Khidir said that the operation was planned to clean the area from the hiding militants after a recent Coalition airstrike.

Khidir confirmed that there was a minor engagement between the army and a group of ISIS militants, but no soldiers were harmed.

Weapons and ammunition were seized from the hideouts of the jihadists, he added.