Iraq: 13 Islamic State militants killed in airstrikes

At slightest 13 Islamic State militants were killed in airstrikes by Iraqi jets targeting a assembly of a IS leaders and other IS posts in Iraq’s western range of Anbar, pronounced a Iraqi troops on Saturday. According to comprehension reports, a jet fighters conducted a airstrikes on Friday on an IS hideout where some IS leaders believed they were holding a assembly in a city of al-Qaim circuitously a limit with Syria, pronounced Iraq’s Joint Operations Command (JOC) in a statement, Xinhua reported.

The IS leaders were deliberating skeleton for militant attacks opposite municipal targets during a entrance holy month of Ramadan, late in this month, as wells as assassinating judges and attacks on a towns of Haditha and Rutba and a general highway between Baghdad and adjacent Jordan, according to a statement. The airstrikes killed 13 IS militants and bleeding others during a assembly place, in further to bombing 8 other IS posts that enclosed arms warehouses and a automobile bomb-making site, along with murdering and wounding a series of IS militants during a scenes, it said.

On May 9, a jet fighters carried out 15 airstrikes opposite IS posts circuitously a Syrian limit areas, withdrawal a sum of 100 IS militants killed. In late April, a JOC pronounced that Iraqi F-16s and Sukhoi warplanes pounded IS hideouts within and circuitously a city of al-Qaim, some 330 km in western of Baghdad, murdering 46 IS militants. The airstrikes came as a Iraqi confidence army corroborated by anti-IS general bloc are carrying out a vital descent to expostulate out a IS militants from their vital building in a western side of Mosul in northern Iraq.

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