Three infiltrators were killed during an attempt to enter Iraqi territory near al-Baaj district, 120 km northwest of Mosul.

A security source told the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) “Daesh militants clashed with the border guards near the district of Al-Baaj, killing three of them before they could enter Iraqi territory.”

The source added, “the border guards deployed on the border intensively for fear of infiltration of other terrorists and launched a search operation to arrest those involved with them in the villages near the Syrian-Iraqi border.”

Source: National Iraqi News Agency