Iraqi security forces. Archival photo.
(IraqiNews.com) Diyali – On Tuesday, a security source in Diyali province said, that a key ISIS leader has been killed and two of his aides were detained in a tactical operation in Hamrin Hills.
The source, who requested to remain anonymous, informed IraqiNews.com, “Today, a special security force had conducted a tactical operation in the depth of the Hamrin Hills (75 km northeast of Baqubah),” pointing out that, “The operation resulted in killing a senior ISIS leader, who is an Iraqi national known as Abu Saleh, in addition to detaining two of his aides.”
“The operation was based on intelligence received by the security forces,” the source added.