ISIS attack in Kirkuk foiled, five members killed

Dead bodies of ISIS members.
Bodies of ISIS members. File Photo

( KIRKUK – A security source in Kirkuk informed on Saturday that five ISIS members were killed and nine others injured towards southwest of the province.

The source, while speaking to Iraqi News, said, “The Peshmerga forces today foiled and ISIS attack at the Valley of Oil area, 30 km southwest of Kirkuk. At least five ISIS members were killed and nine others were injured. An ISIS vehicle was also destroyed. ”

Seeking anonymity the source said, “ISIS, through these attempts, are trying to prove that it is still capable of attacking the security forces. The outfit has suffered miserably on the hands of Peshmerga forces and the international coalition aviation.”

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