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12 ISIS elements killed in artillery strike south of Kirkuk

Iraqi security forces fire a rocket from a position in northern Diyali province, as they take part in a major offensive to retake the key city of Tikrit. Archival photo.
Iraqi security forces fire a rocket from a position in northern Diyal, as they take part in a major offensive to retake Tikrit City. Archival photo.

(IraqiNews.com) A source in al-Hashed al-Turkmeni militia in Kirkuk province said on Tuesday, that 12 ISIS elements have been killed in an artillery attack that targeted an ISIS gathering south of the province.

The source reported for IraqiNews.com, “A force from the 16th brigade belonging to al-Hashed al-Turkmeni spotted, this evening, the movements of the ISIS elements, and bombed their positions by rockets in Qasaba Bashir in the district of Taza Khumatu (25 km south of Kirkuk), resulting in the death of 12 elements of them.”

The source, who requested anonymity, added, “The ISIS has transferred the bodies to the district of al-Rashad where there is a small hospital belonging to the terrorist organization southwest of Kirkuk.”



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