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Iraqi forces kill 150 ISIS militants in clashes at Tikrit University

Representational file photo.
Representational file photo.

Salahuddin (IraqiNews.com) On Tuesday, the head of Salahuddin police, Gen. Officer Hamad al-Names announced, that 150 ISIS elements have been killed and 5 armored vehicles that belonged to the group were destroyed in the surroundings of Tikrit University.

Al-Names stated for IraqiNews that, “The Iraqi security forces accompanied with tribal fighters from the armed clans have managed to repel ISIS militants’ attack on the University of Tikrit. The Fierce clashes between the two sides resulted in killing 150 ISIS elements and destroying 6 armored vehicles in the surrounding areas of the university.”

He also added, “Iraqi Air Force offered us air support by warplanes covering the surrounding areas during the clashes, and managed to deal with all approaching targets.”

 

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