7 IS militants killed in Iraq

Baghdad, Jul 21 (IANS) | Publish Date: 7/21/2019 11:44:31 AM IST

A total of seven Islamic State (IS) militants were killed on Sunday in a security operation and airstrikes by the US-led coalition in the Iraqi province of Nineveh, the Iraqi military said.

A joint force from the Iraqi Army and paramilitary tribal fighters conducted a search operation in the south of the provincial capital Mosul, some 400 km north of Baghdad, killing four IS militants and destroying four of their hideouts and two explosive vests, the media office of the Joint Operations Command (JOC) said in a statement, reported Xinhua news agency.

In another operation in Mosul near the border with Syria, the US-led coalition aircraft carried out airstrikes against IS positions in al-Baaj area, killing three IS militants and destroying 19 hideouts, while the troops on the ground seized a vehicle and two motorcycles used by IS militants, according to the statement. The security situation in Iraq was dramatically improved after Iraqi security forces fully defeated the extremist IS militants across the country late in 2017.

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