Members of the Federal Police Forces. File photo.
(IraqiNews.com) Salahuddin – Iraqi Interior Ministry announced Tuesday, that 8 ISIS elements, including snipers, were killed in an assault carried out by the federal police in north of Tikrit.
The Interior Ministry spokesperson, Maj. Gen. Saad Moen, stated in an interview for IraqiNews.com, “Today, a force belonging to the federal police had carried out an attack against an ISIS shelter in the area of al-Fatha in the district of Baiji (40 km north of Tikrit),” pointing out that, “The attack resulted in killing 5 snipers and 3 mortar launchers.”
“The force, which was formed from elements of the special forces, attacked the ISIS site with artillery shells and rocket-propelled grenade and destroyed the site completely,” Moen added.