Iraq: Al-Nujaba Islamic Resistance Movement fighters kill governor and Grand Mufti of ISIS in Baghdad
Fighters of the Iraq’s al-Nujaba Islamic Resistance Movement in the form of the 12th Brigade of the Popular Mobilization Forces carried out a surprise attack on a terrorist hideout in northern Baghdad, killing the governor and the Grand Mufti of Daesh and destroying the remnants of this terrorist group.
According to the Communication and Media Affairs Centre of al-Nujaba in Iran, Iraqi fighters attacked a Daesh hideout in the al-Tarmiyah area of northern Baghdad in a surprise operation on February 21, killing the governor and Grand Mufti of Daesh in the area and arrested some key members of this terrorist group.
The 12th Brigade of the Popular Mobilization Forces, consisting of the forces of the al-Nujaba Islamic Resistance Movement, entered the area on Saturday morning, began identifying and pursuing Daesh remnants and destroyed a significant number of terrorist hideouts during a night ambush.
The clashes on Saturday evening and Sunday morning led to a large-scale exchange of fire between the two sides, with a large number of rocket attacks by a convoy of personnel carriers and armoured vehicles by al-Nujaba.