11 ISIS militants were killed in an air strike in Anbar - Iraq
Iraqi information security cell announces the killing of a number of ISIS militants in an air strike in Anbar Province.
Iraqi Information Security Cell announced the killing of 11 members, including an ISIS leader during an air strike that targeted the Anbar Governorate in western Iraq.
The Information Security Cell said in a statement, that the Military Intelligence Directorate, in coordination with the Striking Cell of the Joint Operations Command, followed an important den of terrorists in the Al-Jalayat area near Anbar.
The given region falls within the scope of the Anbar Operations Sector which provided the Air Force with coordinates pertaining to the location and movements of the terror group.
The statement added that the Air Force launched the attack where the terrorists gathered killing 11 ISIS-affiliated terrorists, including one of the organization's leaders, also known as Abu Nohad.
According to the statement, a force from the 19th Infantry Brigade of the 5th Division searched the location soon after the air strike.
The Popular Mobilization Forces destroyed an ISIS-owned IED factory northwest of Salah al-Din
In parallel with the air strike on the den of terrorists in Al-Jalayat, the Popular Mobilization Forces announced the destruction of an ISIS-owned IED factory northwest of Salah al-Din.
The authority said in a statement that "the Salah al-Din Operations Command of the Popular Mobilization Forces carried out, on Saturday, a large-scale search and security operation on Salah al-Din Island, northwest of the province."
The statement further read that "during the operation, two guesthouses and a factory for explosive devices were found, which were completely destroyed," noting that "the operation aims to secure the areas northwest of the province and to clear and secure the rugged areas to prevent the infiltration of terrorist elements."
A force from the 51st and 31st Brigades of the Popular Mobilization Forces participated in the operation.
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