Eleven Islamic State members were killed in Makhmur region in Nineveh province, a Peshmerga official said on Wednesday.
The Kurdish Rudaw network quoted Sirwan Barzani, who is in charge of the Peshmerga in Kuwair-Makhmur region, as saying that “Islamic State actions are ongoing at regions controlled by the Iraqi forces. The Coalition jets are covering the region, in cooperation with Peshmerga.”
Barzani added that “at 11 PM on Tuesday, five Islamic State hideouts were targeted there, leaving 11 militants killed.”
“No joint military operation has been carried out by both the Peshmerga and Iraqi forces in the region,” he added.