Iraqi army says 25 Daesh militants killed in Kirkuk, north
The Iraqi army announced on Sunday that 25 members of the Daesh militant group also known as Daesh had been killed and a number of the group’s sites and equipment were destroyed in Kirkuk, 300 km north of the capital, Baghdad.
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Commander of the Kirkuk army forces, Major General Maan al-Saadi said Sunday the Iraqi army forces with the help of the international coalition had killed 25 terrorists in two sites in Kirkuk.
According to al- Saadi six terrorists were killed near the heights of Dibs; 30 km south of Kirkuk while 19 terrorists were killed in airstrikes carried out by the international coalition aircraft.
General, al- Saadi explained that the Iraqi forces are closely monitoring the movement of the remaining terrorists, who are trying to penetrate the oil and gas-rich region.