Security forces kill 12 ISIS elements in tactical operation north of Salahuddin

Security forces kill 12 ISIS elements in tactical operation north of Salahuddin

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Iraqi security forces. Archival photo.
Iraqi security forces. Archival photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Salahuddin – The leader in al-Hashed al-Sha’bi Jabbar Maamouri announced on Tuesday the killing of 12 ISIS members as well as the destruction of six booby-trapped vehicles during a tactical operation north of the province.

Mamouri said in a statement received by IraqiNews.com, “Security forces backed by al-Hashed al-Sha’bi [militia[ succeeded in achieving a significant incursion into Sharqat Island during a tactical operation north of Salahuddin,” pointing out that, “The operation resulted in killing 12 ISIS militants as well as the destruction of 6 booby-trapped vehicles.”

“The incursion made ISIS in a difficult position to supply its forces which have become almost trapped in Sharqat and nearby areas,” Mamouri also added.

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