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ISIS leader Abu Qatada and 55 terrorists killed by Iraqi and coalition air strikes in Anbar

Iraqi Air Force. AFP File photo.
Iraqi Air Force. AFP File photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Al-Anbar – On Sunday, Iraqi Ministry of Defense announced, that more than 55 elements of the ISIS group have been killed in military operations by the army forces and a number of air strikes by the Iraqi Air Force (IAF) and the international coalition’s warplanes in Anbar, asserting that Abu Qatada, a key leader of the ISIS group, was killed in one of the air strikes.

The ministry said in a statement obtained by IraqiNews.com “A force from Anbar Operations Command had managed to kill 25 terrorists including the criminal Abu Qatada near the area of Zera’at Anbar, while another force managed to kill 20 terrorists in the area of Albu Bali.”

“The coalition strikes also resulted in killing 8 terrorists in the area of al-Houz and the destruction of a house that contained a group of ISIS terrorists in the city of Ramadi,” the statement added.



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