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Islamic State drone downed in Iraq’s Khanaqin

Islamic State drone downed in Iraq’s Khanaqin

May 18, 2020 » Today News » /


  • LLL-GFATF-ISIS Islamic State ISIS is an Islamic extremist terrorist organization controlling territory in Iraq...[+]

 Affected Countries: iraq;

The PMU, also known as Hashd al-Shaabi, in a statement said that the forces of the PMU’s 23rd Unit repelled an infiltration attempt by Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorists on Sunday.

The terrorist elements tried to enter Ali al-Saadun Village in Khanaqin region, Diyala province, but were defeated, it added, al-Maalomah news website reported.

The statement also said that a dorne belonging to the terror group was shot down in the region.

Meanwhile, Iraq’s security forces started an operation in the provinces of al-Anbar, Salahuddin, and Nineveh to cleanse the areas of terrorists.

The operation is being carried out with aerial support from the Iraqi Air Force.

Source: IQNA