10 People Killed in ISIS Attack in Northern Iraq
Kurdish Peshmerga forces announced the death of at least 10 people: 3 civilians and 7 Kurdish combatants, in an attack attributed to ISIS in northern Iraq.
The Kurdish Peshmerga announced in a statement on Friday, that at least 10 people were killed, including 3 civilians and 7 Kurdish fighters (Peshmerga), in an attack attributed to ISIS in northern Iraq.
The statement said, "Gunmen attacked the village of Khader Khaija, south of Erbil, and killed three civilians," explaining that "Peshmerga forces then launched an operation, but an IED planted by ISIS exploded, killing 7 Peshmerga."
In turn, AFP confirmed that "10 victims were killed in an ISIS attack in northern Iraq."
ISIS launched two sudden attacks on two villages Thursday evening, in the city of Makhmour, in the Nineveh Governorate, northern Iraq, killing and injuring Peshmerga forces and residents of the two villages.
In a related context, the Popular Mobilization Units in Iraq announced, on November 13, the launch of a security operation against ISIS hideouts in the Hamrin Mountains in Diyala Governorate.
According to the statement, the operation was launched from 8 axes, in which the army forces will participate from the eastern and northern axes, with aircraft support.