10 ISIS fighters killed north of Tikrit, 3 leaders arrested in Samarra and Balad

Federal police chief, Raed Shakir Jawdat
Federal Police Chief Raed Shakir Jawdat. File photo.

( Salahuddin – The Federal Police Command announced on Wednesday, that ten members of the so-called ISIS were killed in a bombardment targeted their headquarters in Makhoul Mountains north of Tikrit (170 km north of Baghdad), while indicated that three ISIS leaders were arrested in the Samarra and Balad.

Federal police Captain Raed Shakir Jawdat said in a press statement followed by, “The Federal Police forces continued its military operations in Salahuddin and Ramadi, while hunted ISIS members in Baghdad and Samarra,” adding that, “A rocket attack launched by the Federal Police targeted ISIS monitoring points, sniping detachments and mortar shells in Makhoul Mountains north of Tikrit.”

“The operation resulted in the killing of ten members of ISIS. The Third Division of the Federal Police was also able to arrest three ISIS leaders during the security operations that were carried out in Samarra and Balad in Salahuddin Province,” Jawdat continued.

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