TEHRAN (Defapress) - The Iraqi army used F-16 jets this morning to bombard ISIL positions in the northern provinces of Kirkuk and Saladin.
News ID: 83088
Publish Date: 04March 2021 - 02:27
The Iraqi military intelligence service said in a statement that F-16 fighter jets carried out several airstrikes targeting hideouts and remnants of ISIL members.
The attacks took place in the border areas of Saladin and Kirkuk provinces, which are witnessing the presence and activities of ISIL remnants.
The air operations of the Iraqi army fighters in the border areas of Kirkuk and Saladin were carried out by the order and under the supervision of the Joint Operations Command.
According to official Iraqi army sources, in this operation, the Iraqi army bombers attacked the ISIL gathering place 10 times, killing and wounding dozens of terrorists and destroying several shelters.
In this regard, this morning, the Iraqi army launched a large-scale military operation against the ISIL terrorist group in several areas of Kirkuk province.
The official Iraqi News Agency reported that the operation was launched on the orders and under the supervision of Mustafa al-Kadhimi, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Prime Minister of Iraq.