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Iraqi forces kill 36 militants, repel ISIS attack on al-Fatha in northern Tikrit

Iraqi security forces. Archival photo.
Iraqi security forces. Archival photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Salahuddin – The War Media Cell belonging to the Joint Operations Command announced on Tuesday the killing of 36 ISIS militants as well as the destruction of three vehicles and a boat during an ISIS attack on al-Fatha area in northern Tikrit.

The cell said in a press statement obtained by IraqiNew.com, “A force from the federal police repelled an attack by ISIS on the defensive line in the area of al-Fatha, located in northern Tikrit,” noting that, “The clashes between the two sides resulted in killing 20 terrorists and the destruction of three vehicles and a boat that was carrying 16 ISIS militants with their weapons.”

“Our sacrifices amounted to one martyr and 9 injured,” the statement added.



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