Three Daesh Militants Killed In Airstrike In E. Iraq

Three Daesh Militants Killed In Airstrike In E. Iraq

BAGHDAD, Mar 31 (NNN-NINA) – Three Daesh militants were killed in an airstrike yesterday, in Iraq’s eastern province of Diyala, a security source said.

Based on intelligence reports, Iraqi warplanes carried out an airstrike on a Daesh hideout in the Himreen mountain range in northern Diyala, destroying the hideout and killing three Daesh militants, Ali Fadhel Omran, commander of Diyala Operations, said.

Omran added that, a total of 40 Daesh militants, including some leaders of the terrorist organisation, were killed during the past five months, in airstrikes in the Himreen Mountains.

Despite repeated military operations against the Daesh remnants, extremist militants are still hiding in deserts and rugged areas, as well as, in the Himreen mountains, in the Diyala, Salahuddin and Kirkuk provinces.– NNN-NINA 


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