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Killed 9 ISIS militants near Kirkuk


The pro-government paramilitary troops announced that nine Islamic State militants, including a suicide attacker, have been killed in an operation in the west of Kirkuk. In a statement, the media service of al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces) said: “An ambush was set, depending on information from the intelligence, leaving nine IS members killed in Wadi al-Rahma, north of al-Zab town in Hawija. One of them was a suicide attacker.” No further details were provided.

Armed attack, airstrikes leaves IS main funder, others killed in Hawija


A main funder of Islamic State has been killed in an armed attack in southwest of Kirkuk, a paramilitary official said on Friday. “A main IS funder in Hawija, who has several titles including abu Hamza, was killed on Friday in an armed attack that targeted his vehicle on an agricultural road in the town. One of his companions was injured”, Jabbar al-Maamouri, of al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces), told AlSumaria News. “According to the available information, the leader had money to provide the group with cash in order to secure its needs. His murder is considered another blow to the militants in Hawija”, he added. Earlier on Friday, the Iraqi air force urged the militants to turn in themselves in airdropped thousands of messages in Hawija.


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