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Airstrike on Rawa City kills 13 Islamic State militants

Airstrike on Rawa City kills 13 Islamic State militants
Airstrike by the US-led international coalition aircraft.

Rawa (IraqiNews.com) Commander of the army’s 7th brigade, Lieutenant General Numan Abd al-Zawbaei announced on Saturday, that 13 members of the Islamic State group were killed by an air strike on a city, west of Anbar.

Zawbaei said in a press statement that the international coalition aircraft bombarded an explosives plant, a cache of weapons and a booby-trapped vehicle, inside a building belonging to the Islamic State group in the city of Rawa (230 km west of Ramadi).

Google Maps view of the city of Rawa (highlighted in red).

The aerial bombardment also resulted in the destruction of the explosives plant, cache of weapons and booby-trapped vehicle, as well as killing 13 members of the Islamic State in the area, Zawbaei added.

Noteworthy, security forces finished their preparation to liberate the cities of Anah, Rawa and Qaim, backed by tribal fighters, from the Islamic State control.



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