40 ISIS fighters including suicide bombers killed in Baiji

The commander of the Federal Police Command, Raed Shakir Jawdat. Archival photo.

The commander of the Federal Police Command, Raed Shakir Jawdat. Archival photo.


(IraqiNews.com) Salahuddin – The Federal Police Leadership announced on Sunday, that 40 fighters of the so-called ISIS were killed during their attack on Baiji north of Tikrit (170 km north of Baghdad).

The Federal Police Captain Raed Shakir Jawdat said in a statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “Today, a force from the Federal Police was able to repel ISIS suicide attack on Km35 area west of Ramadi, killing at least five suicide bombers and destructing their vehicles,” noting that, “The bomb squad dismantled 11 explosive devices and three explosive belts in the same area, as well as Leine area north of Samarra (40 km south of Tikrit).”

Jawdat added, “The Federal Police forces shelled ISIS headquarters in al-Fatha area north of Baiji with Krad missiles, killing 35 elements belonging to ISIS and destructing four vehicles.”

Noteworthy the joint forces managed to free the city of Tikrit in 31st March 2015, while continued to their advance to expel ISIS from other areas in the province.


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