Iraqi forces kill 9 ISIS elements including French national in Tikrit

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Salahuddin ( On Tuesday, a security source in Salahuddin province stated, that 9 ISIS elements, including a French national, have been killed in clashes with the security forces in northern Tikrit.

The source informed IraqiNews, “A force from the anti-terrorism units clashed with a number of ISIS militants hiding in the area of al-Shuhada in the neighborhood of al-Qadesiyah, located in northern Tikrit,” noting that, “The violent clashes between the two sides resulted in killing 9 elements of the group including a French national wearing an explosive belt.”

“The security forces continue to secure to al-Qadesiya and cleanse its areas of explosives,” the source added.


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