Coalition warplanes kill, hurt 22 ISIS fighters in southwest of Kirkuk

Jordanian fighter jets. Archival photo.
Jordanian fighter jets. Archival photo.

( Kirkuk – On Sunday, a security source in Kirkuk province stated, that 22 ISIS elements have been either killed or injured in an aerial bombing southwest of the province.

The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, informed, “Yesterday evening, warplanes belonging to the international coalition had shelled sites for ISIS militants in the area of al-Rashad and the outskirts of al-Hawija District, located 55 km southwest of Kirkuk,” pointing out that, “The air strike resulted in killing 12 ISIS militants and wounding 10 others.”

The source added, “The shelling targeted a large weapons store and 3 tactical posts for ISIS.”

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