Eight Islamic State terrorists killed in a security operation between Saladin and Kirkuk
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The Joint Operations Command announced killing eight ISIS terrorists and destroying dozens of dens, tunnels, and explosives, in Kirkuk and Saladin, during a large-scale security operation.
The Command said in a statement that the army units in Saladin Operations Command, the Federal Police forces, Kirkuk Joint Operations Command, al-Hashd al-Shaabi, launched a combing operation in the area between north Saladin and the southwest of Kirkuk.
The statement indicated that the operation was preceded by a series of strikes by the Iraqi F-16 aircraft, which resulted in the death of eight ISIS members.
The Command added that the forces found 62 hideouts, 99 IEDs, four motorcycles, four tunnels and two boats, destroyed a minefield and two vehicles, 15 explosive belts and six explosive devices, a training field for ISIS terrorists, a tank, an electric generator, and other materials.
Source: Shafaaq News