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Iraqi forces shell ISIS headquarters in Ishaqi District, around 18 militants killed

 Iraqi forces shell ISIS headquarters in Ishaqi District, around 18 militants killed

Iraqi army forces fire artillery during clashes with ISIS militants. Archival photo.

Iraqi army forces fire artillery during clashes with ISIS militants. Archival photo.
Iraqi army forces fire artillery during clashes with ISIS militants. Archival photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Salahuddin – On Tuesday, a security source in Salahuddin province said, that the security forces shelled the ISIS headquarters in the district of al-Ishaqi in south of Tikrit.

The source told IraqiNews.com, “Today, a force from the army’s 17th brigade, with support from al-Hashed al-Sha’bi [militia] managed to destroy a vehicle carrying explosives and kill everyone inside it, in addition to shelling and blowing up a house used by ISIS elements as headquarters for their military operations in west of Baghdad-Samarra Road in west of al-Ishaqi District.”

“The shelling resulted in killing around 18 ISIS elements in the house,” the source added

Noteworthy, Iraqi joint forces backed by regiments of al-Hashed al-Sha’bi militia have launched today an extensive military operation to liberate the western areas of Salahuddin province.

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