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Iraqi F16 fighter jets kill 60 ISIS militants in Sharqat and Heet Districts

Iraqi F16 fighter jet
Iraqi F16 fighter jet. Archival photo.


(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – A security source announced on Thursday, that 60 ISIS militants were killed in an aerial bombing targeted their strongholds in the districts of Sharqat and Heet.

The source said in a press statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “The Iraqi F16 fighter jets bombed ISIS strongholds and gatherings in the districts of Sharqat and Heet, killing 60 ISIS fighters,” pointing out that, “The bombing was carried out based on intelligence information.”

The source, who asked anonymity, added, “The air strikes also destroyed four ISIS hideouts in those areas.”

Earlier today, an informed security source announced, that the security forces started an operation to liberate Heet District west of Ramadi, while emphasized that the Anti-Terrorism forces, Federal Police and tribal fighters are participating in the operation.


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