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Iraqi troops & coalition warplanes kill 8 terrorists west of Iraq

Iraqi troops & coalition warplanes kill 8 terrorists west of Iraq
International coalition aircraft. File photo.

Anbar (IraqiNews) Security Media Cell announced, on Wednesday, that eight terrorists were killed in two different incidents, west of the country.

In a press statement, the cell said that troops from the paramilitary forces in Haditha managed to kill four terrorists, in addition to destroying a vehicle, in al-Halkoum area, east of Akashat.

Furthermore, the statement added that the international coalition warplanes carried out an air strike, south of Senaysela Lake, near the Syrian border, killing four terrorists.

It is noteworthy that security forces and international coalition aviation manage to kill members of the Islamic State group in different area of the country.

It is noteworthy that in early 2014, the Islamic State group, with the assistance of local Sunni militia, launched a successful campaign to control Anbar Province. Iraqi government launched many operations to drive out the IS from the province. The area was effectively recaptured by the end of 2017.



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