Jund al-Imam repulses IS attack on west of Baiji, 14 militants killed

Jund al-Imam repulses IS attack on west of Baiji, 14 militants killed
Kata’ib Jund al-Imam.

Baiji ( Kata’ib Jund al-Imam movement announced, on Thursday, killing 14 members of the Islamic State group, after repulsing the group’s attack on west of Baiji District, in Salahuddin Province.

The movement’s Official Abu Karar al-Asadi said in a press statement that Kata’ib Jund al-Imam managed to repulse a violent attack launched by the Islamic State group on al-Sineya-Haditha defense line, west of Baiji.

“Our security forces also inflicted heavy human and material losses on the attackers,” Asadi explained.

Furthermore, Asadi added that 14 members of the terrorist group were killed during the clashes and two others were wounded, while security forces burned three booby-trapped vehicles during the attack that lasted for more than three hours.

“Unfortunately, two of our soldiers were killed and four others were wounded during the attack,” Asadi stated.

Earlie today, al-Hashd al-Shaabi media office also announced repulsing another attack by the Islamic State group on al-Harariyat area in Baiji District.

Kata’ib Jund al-Imam is a Shi’a militia operating in Iraq, and is considered as part of al-Hashd al-Shaabi militias (Popular Mobilization Units).

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