Iraq (IP) – The Iraqi Army announced that 11 ISIS elements, including two chieftains, had been killed in two operations launched in Al Anbar and Diyala provinces.

Iran PressMiddle East: The Iraqi Army's Joint Operations Command issued a statement announcing the military achievements of the Iraqi armed and security forces in the Al Anbar and Diyala provinces against ISIS elements.

According to the statement, the forces of the Iraqi Defense and Interior ministries have carried out many intelligence activities in the desert areas of Al Anbar and the Hamreen mountain range in Diyala and identified two ISIS hideouts in the past few days.

The army announced that 11 terrorists, including two chieftains, had been killed in these operations, and one of the perpetrators of the murder of Iraqi army colonel Yasser al-Jorani was also killed during the operation.

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Earlier on August 27, Iraq's security information headquarters announced the annihilation of a headquarters belonging to the ISIS terror outfit in an army airstrike in Al Anbar Province.

In December 2017, after nearly three and a half years of fighting with the ISIS terror outfit, which occupied about a third of Iraq, the Iraqi government announced the liberation of all its territories from ISIS hands.

The remaining ISIS elements are still operating in areas of Baghdad, Saladin, Diyala, Kirkuk, Nineveh, and Al Anbar provinces.


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