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12 ISIS militants killed in rocket attack north of Tikrit, says Defense Ministry

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(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – On Monday the Ministry of Defense announced the killing of 12 ISIS militants and the destruction of four vehicles in a rocket attack north of Tikrit.

The ministry said in a statement received by IraqiNews.com: “based on accurate intelligence, a force belonging to the Directorate of Military Intelligence launched missile strikes on the stronghold of ISIS terrorists in Baiji, north of Tikrit, killing 12 terrorists.”

” Two bobby trapped vehicles were destroyed as well as two other vehicles belonging to the terrorist organization,” the statement added.


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