Security forces kill 8 ISIS elements west of Samarra

Iraqi army forces. Archival photo.
Iraqi army forces. Archival photo.

( Salahuddin – A security source in Salahuddin province said on Wednesday, that eight elements of the ISIS had been killed, while three booby-trapped bulldozers belonging to them were also destroyed during an aerial bombardment west of Samarra.

The source, who requested anonymity, said in a statement received by, “The Iraqi Army Aviation bombed, this evening, sites belonging to ISIS in the area of al-Layin west of Samarra, resulting in the death of eight elements of the organization as well as the destruction of three booby-trapped bulldozers that ISIS intended to use them in their attack on the government forces.”

The source also added, “The strikes were accurate and destructed specific targets for the ISIS elements.”

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