Iraqi warplanes kill 17 ISIS members southwest of Kirkuk

IAF aircraft. File photo.
IAF aircraft. File photo.

( Kirkuk – A security source in Kirkuk province said on Saturday, that 17 ISIS elements had been killed in an aerial bombing by the Iraqi Air Force southwest of the province.

The source said in a brief statement obtained by, “This evening, Air Force targeted moving [vehicles] at positions east of Hamrin Mountains and destroyed five vehicles for ISIS, while also targeted [vehicles] in the village of al-Safra and the village of al-Zarka in the vicinity of al-Riyad (35 km southwest of Kirkuk), resulting in the death of 17 elements of the [ISIS].”

The source, who requested anonymity, added, “The aerial strike was carried out based on accurate intelligence that led to the [ISIS] positions.”

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