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Joint Special Operations Command denies execution of 140 Iraqi soldiers by ISIS in Thar Thar, Ramadi

Iraqi Military spokesman, Brigadier General Saad Maan.
Iraqi Military spokesman, Brigadier General Saad Maan.

 

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – Joint Special Operations Command denied on Saturday, the execution of 140 Iraqi soldiers by ISIS in Thar Thar area north of Ramadi.

Spokesman for the command, Brigadier Saad Maan said in an interview for IraqiNews.com, “The news about ISIS executing 140 soldiers and officers are untrue,” noting that, “The number of soldiers dead as a result of the suicide bombing on the road to Nazim al-Taqsim reached 13 soldiers, including the First Division commander.”

Maan added, “The coming hours will witness a military operation to liberate Nazim area.”

It is noteworthy that local and Arab media said on Saturday, that ISIS group executed 140 elements from Iraqi soldiers and al-Hashd al-Sha’bi (the Volunteer Fighters), after surrounding them in the Thar Thar area.



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