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Peshmerga forces kill 12 IS members, destroy 2 vehicles near Kirkuk

Peshmerga forces kill 12 IS members, destroy 2 vehicles near Kirkuk
Peshmerga forces. File photo.

Kirkuk (IraqiNews.com) Peshmerga official Kamal Kirkuki declared that 12 members of the Islamic State were killed, while two vehicles belonging to the group were destructed by an air strike, northwest of the province.

Kirkuki said in a press statement, “The Peshmerga Intelligence received information, at after noon today, indicating that the Islamic State group is moving near Sartak Village in Dibs District to attack the Kurdish forces.”

“The international coalition air force conducted an air strike, based on the received information, eliminating the targets completely,” Kirkuki added.

“The destroyed targets included a warehouse, explosives factory, mortar detachments and two vehicles belonging to the Islamic State,” Kirkuki further explained.

“The air strike also killed 12 members of the extremist group, as well as wounding many others,” Kirkuki said.



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