Iraq: At least 100 ISIL fighters killed

Air-assisted riot police and Shiite volunteers carry out operation against ISIL in Baghdad, Iraq’s defense ministry said.

Iraq: At least 100 ISIL fighters killed
World Bulletin / News Desk
 
 At least 100 ISIL fighters were killed in the southern part of Baghdad on Wednesday, Iraq’s defense ministry said.

Air-assisted riot police and Shiite volunteers carried out the operation, according to a written statement from Iraq’s defense ministry.

An ammunition-depot and 250 explosives were seized during theraid in Al-Meamil district and police also destroyed 15 ISIL vehicles, the statement added. 

Iraq has been gripped by a security vacuum since June 2014, when ISIL stormed the northern province of Mosul and declared what it called a "caliphate" in Iraq and Syria.

 

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