Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Iraq: 8 Islamic State (IS) militants killed in clashes with paramilitary troops in Kirkuk


Eight Islamic State (IS) militants, including a suicide attacker, were killed in a face-off with paramilitary forces in southern Kirkuk, a military spokesman was quoted as saying.

Speaking to Alghad Press news website, Ali al-Husseini, a spokesman for al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces) northern axis, said “During a military operation to hunt for Islamic State militants in Kirkuk, paramilitary troops of al-Hashd al-Shaabi found a hideout that was used by the militant group at al-Aziziyah village in southern Kirkuk.”

“The troops immediately stormed the hideout and killed eight Islamic State militants, including a suicide bomber,” Husseini said, adding that one of al-Hashd al-Shaabi fighters was killed in the clashes as well.

Earlier this month, a Saudi daily paper warned of a plot by the Islamic State group to storm Kirkuk and use it as a starting point for regaining control of Mosul.

The News:
https://www.iraqinew … itary-troops-kirkuk/



  Middle East     Americas     War     Africa     New State     Europe     Oceania     Asia  


the Linux Manual

Chocolate Spreads

Chocolate Spreads

The biggest website of Chocolate Spreads in the World

List Newspapers

List Newspapers

List of Newspapers in the World