Friday, February 22, 2019

Iraq: 5 Islamic State (IS) militants killed in clashes with Tribal Mobilization Forces (TMF) fighters in western Iraq

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Five Islamic State members were killed Wednesday in clashes with Iraqi tribal fighters in the western province of Anbar, a military commander was quoted as saying.

The clashes, which erupted in Wadi Huraan, west of Anbar, left two of the paramilitary Tribal Mobilization Forces wounded, the commander told Al Ekhbaria TV channel.

The commander gave no further details about the clashes.

Iraq declared the collapse of Islamic State’s territorial influence in November 2017 with the recapture of Rawa, a city on Anbar’s western borders with Syria, which was the group’s last bastion in Iraq.

The News:
https://www.iraqinew … ers-in-western-iraq/