IQNA

12:52 - November 21, 2020
News ID: 3473175
TEHRAN (IQNA) –  A spokesperson for the Iraqi armed forces said 16 Daesh terrorists have been killed in an operation in Kirkuk Governorate.

 

Yahya Rasoul said the operation was carried out for two days, targeting a number of the terrorist group’s secret centers, Non14 news website reported.

He said the operation, which was implemented at the order of the commander of the Iraqi armed forces, began on Thursday and continued into Friday morning.

The remnants of Daesh in the area were completely destroyed in the operation, he added.

According to Rasoul, a large amount of weapons, ammunition, and documents have also been seized during the operation.

 

کشته شدن 16 تروریست داعشی در عملیات استان کرکوک عراق
 
کشته شدن 16 تروریست داعشی در عملیات استان کرکوک عراق / آماده
 

In late 2017, Baghdad declared victory over Daesh in the country.

However, the terrorist group still maintains a presence in rural areas of Anbar, Diyala, Kirkuk, Saladin, and Mosul.

The Iraqi army and PMU forces continue to carry out frequent operations against the group in various parts of the country.

 

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Tags: Iraq ، army ، Daesh ، Kirkuk
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