ISIL suicide attackers storm army base in Iraq

At least eight ISIL fighters killed in blasts and clashes as Ain al-Assad base attacked.

ISIL suicide attackers storm army base in Iraq

World Bulletin / News Desk

At least 10 suicide attackers from ISIL attempted to storm one of the largest army bases in Iraq, according to the country's military.

A Iraqi defence ministry spokesman told Al Jazeera that eight of the fighters were killed by soldiers at Ein el-Assad base on Saturday.  

The source said that the two remaining fighters managed to blow themselves up, and added that further casualties were unconfirmed.

A separate source told Al Jazeera that at least 18 soldiers had been killed.

source: Al Jazeera

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