Apr 14, 2019 09:47 Asia/Tehran
  • Iraqi forces destroy 18 ISIS hideouts in al-Anbar
    Iraqi forces destroy 18 ISIS hideouts in al-Anbar

The Iraqi security forces have discovered and destroyed 18 hideouts belonging to ISIS (Daesh) terrorists in al-Anbar province in western Iraq.

Iran Press/Middle East: According to Iraqi Prime Minister Office media center, during a shoot-out two suicide bombers who had donned explosive belts were killed.

It added that the operation has been conducted by Iraqi air forces in north of the international road.

The Iraqi forces also discovered six cars and two improvised explosive devices.

Meanwhile, Salaheddine province operation committee in cooperation with Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) conducted an operation to cleanse Tikrit for boosting its security level.

Some wanted individuals were arrested on terrorism charges.

In the meantime, Iraqi Intelligence Agency announced that one ISIS operative in air force Ayad Sikhoy was arrested near Mosul in northern Iraq.

This is while the Iraqi military group 'Saraya Al Salam' which is in charge of safeguarding Samarra has discovered and foiled a secret terrorist operation in eastern Samarra.

Despite the fact that Al Anbar Province has been liberated from Daesh terrorists, terrorist operations are reported against civilians and security forces.

On November 4, an extensive military operation started by the Iraqi army in the desert areas in western country to chase the remaining Daesh (ISIS) terrorists elements hiding in the region.

The special operations were conducted in Iraq’s vast western desert area which is located between Salaheddine, Nineveh, and al-Anbar provinces, with many deep hidden tunnels used by terrorists discovered in the operations. 103/211