Coalition airstrike kills 13 ISIS members near Anbar

Representational photo.
Representational photo.


Anbar (IraqiNews.com) Anbar Operations Command announced on Friday, that 13 members of the Islamic State extremist group (ISIS) were killed in an air strike carried out by the US-led international coalition on the group’s headquarters in central Qaim district, west of Anbar.

Anbar Operations Command also pointed out to the destruction of a number of vehicles and weapons belonging to the group.

The Command said in a press statement, “Intelligence information allowed the international coalition air force to conduct an air strike targeting a gathering of ISIS members in Qaim district, killing 13 Arab and foreign members.”

“Four vehicles and a truck carrying large quantities of weapons and rockets were also destroyed by the air strike that targeted the ISIS members in Qaim,” the statement added.

“Security forces, backed by the international coalition air force, are conducting raids and ground operations to weaken the abilities of the ISIS members in the western areas,” the statement explained.

Security forces managed to liberate majority of cities of Anbar, including Ramadi, Heet, Fallujah, Baghdadi and Rutba.


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