Kirkuk (IraqiNews.com) On Saturday, a security source in Kirkuk province said that an Iraqi joint force had managed to kill 35 ISIS fighters and retake two villages in Daquq district, located 40 km south of Kirkuk.
The source stated to IraqiNews.com in an interview, “This afternoon, a joint force comprised of Peshmerga troops and anti-terror squads of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) had managed to liberate the villages of Banshakh al-Kabira and Banshakh al-Saghira in the district of Daquq,” pointing out that, “the military operation resulted in the killing of 35 members of ISIS and the seizure of large amounts of weaponry and military equipment.”
“The [ISIS] militants left their dead in the open and fled towards the desert,” said the source who requested anonymity.
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