Three Daesh Militants Killed In Airstrikes In N. Iraq

Three Daesh Militants Killed In Airstrikes In N. Iraq

BAGHDAD, Jun 21 (NNN-NINA) – Three Daesh militants were killed yesterday, in two airstrikes in the northern province of Kirkuk, the Iraqi military said.

Based on intelligence reports, Iraqi warplanes carried out an airstrike at 6:30 a.m. local time (0330 GMT), in the rugged area of Wadi al-Shay, south-west of the namesake provincial capital, Kirkuk, leaving three Daesh militants killed, according to a statement from the Security Media Cell, a media outlet affiliated with the Iraqi Joint Operations Command.

Meanwhile, the warplanes carried out another airstrike on the nearby caves and tunnels, used by the militants, the statement said.

The statement gave no immediate details about the result of the second airstrike but said, more information would be released later.

A source from the Iraqi army said that, a force from Kirkuk Operations Command was dispatched to the scene to search the attacked sites.– NNN-NINA


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