Coalition airstrike kills 160 ISIS militants near Sharqat

Representational photo.
Representational photo.

( Salahuddin – Nineveh Operations Command on Thursday announced that over 160 ISIS militants were killed in an airstrike conducted by the international coalition aircraft east of Sharqat.

Nineveh Operations Command said, “The international coalition aircraft this morning bombarded an ISIS gathering at al-Safina village, east of Sharqat district, killing over 160 ISIS militants.”

“The bombardment also destroyed a large number of equipment, mechanisms and weapons belonging to the group,” the statement added.

It may be mentioned that an army commander announced on Tuesday about the end of the first phase of the liberation operation of Sharqat, and the initiation of preparation of the second phase.

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