Sukhoi jets kill 15 ISIS fighters mostly Arabs and foreigners in western Samarra

Iraqi Sukhoi fighter jets
Iraqi Sukhoi fighter jet. Archival photo.

( Salahuddin – A source in the Joint Operations Command announced on Tuesday, that 15 fighters of the so-called ISIS, mostly Arabs and foreigners, were killed in an air strike launched by Sukhoi jets in western Samarra south of Tikrit (170 km north of Baghdad).

The source said in a statement received by, “The Sukhoi warplanes carried out, at noon today, several strikes on ISIS gatherings, including Arabs and foreigners in a farm belonging to the so-called Abd al-Fattah al-kaim in western Samarra (40 km south of Tikrit), killing about 15 ISIS members.”

The source, who asked anonymity, added, “The bombardment caused massive bombings due to the presence of ammunition and weapons caches in the area,” pointing out that, “The bombing was carried out based on accurate intelligence information.”



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