Rasool: Eight ISIS Terrorists Killed In An Air Strike By Iraqi F-16 Aircraft In Nineveh

Baghdad The spokesman for the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Major General Yahia Rasool, announced the killing of eight ISIS operatives who were carrying out terrorist attacks on the military vehicles track, with an air strike by Iraqi F-16 aircraft, in the Tal Afar region of Nineveh.

Rasool said in a statement: “According to the command of the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, and through careful follow-up and monitoring of the remnants of ISIS gangs, the units of the Counter-Terrorism Service embarked on a qualitative operation in the Hammam Al-Alil area, southeast of the city of Mosul, by tightening the cordon at the entrances and exits of the dens in which ISIS gang members hide by using a fire ring of supporting weapons to send the air control in the device, which the coordinates of the main den in which the terrorists gathered, to the heroic Iraqi Air Force, so that the F-16 planes, under the supervision of the Joint Operations Command, began to accurately bomb the sites of terrorist gangs sent through the coordinates of the counter-terrorism service.

He added, “The operation resulted in the killing of (8) ISIS remnants who were carrying out cowardly terrorist attacks on the military vehicles’ tracks and checkpoints of our security forces.”

Rasool added, “A number of ammunition, weapons, belts, explosive devices and a large number of communications devices were found inside these terrorist dens, many of which were destroyed as a result of heavy rocks falling as a result of the bombing of aircraft.”

Source: National Iraqi News Agency