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Coalition warplanes kill 19 terrorists in 3 provinces, says Defense Ministry

An F-16 fighter jet of the US Air Force flying over Iraq in 2011. File photo.
An F-16 fighter jet of the US Air Force flying over Iraq in 2011. File photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – Iraqi Ministry of Defense announced Tuesday, that 19 terrorists have been killed in an aerial bombing by the coalition forces in different areas in three provinces.

The minitry said in a statement received by IraqiNews.com, “Today, warplanes of the international coalition conducted 10 air strikes in the areas of Baiji, al-Karma, Tal-Afar, Ramadi and Mosul,” pointing out that, “The air strikes resulted in killing 19 terrorists in these areas.”

“The shelling also resulted in destroying 7 mortar launchers, an armored vehicle that had carried explosives and a booby-trapped building along with a rocket launcher,” the statement read.



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