Feb 14, 2023

7 terrorists killed in air strikes in Diyala

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) – The Iraqi security announced on Sunday that seven terrorists belonging to ISIS, including the so-called Wali of Diyala (Governor of Diyala), were killed in airstrikes in Diyala governorate in eastern Iraq.

The spokesperson for the Commander-in-Chief of the Iraqi Armed Forces, Yahya Rasoul, mentioned in a statement that the Iraqi Armed Forces continue to pursue terrorists belonging to ISIS.

“Through field follow-up and intensified intelligence efforts of the Military Intelligence Directorate, in coordination with the Joint Operations Command, the Iraqi Air Force carried out two successful air strikes by F-16 fighter jets,” Rasoul explained in the statement.

“the air strikes took place in the area of Hamrin mountains extending from Diyala governorate bordering Iran, northwest to the Tigris river, crossing northern Salah Al-Din governorate and southern Kirkuk governorate,” Rasoul added.

Date: 13-02-2023
Source: iraqinews.com