Five Islamic State members were killed in a joint operation, west of Anbar, the Iraqi Interior Minister said on Wednesday.
In a statement, the ministry’s Security Media Center, said “the Jazeera Operations Command, in collaboration with the U.S.-led Coalition troops, managed to kill 15 militants inside a cave, northeast of Akashat region.”
The cave, according to the center, “included explosive belts and weapons for the militants.”
On Sunday, two Islamic State members were arrested as they were planning for attacking governmental institutions, east of Ramadi city. On Friday, security sources were quoted saying that two Islamic State members were arrested, as they were planning to form a terrorist cell, south of Fallujah.