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Iraqi army neutralizes 5 Daesh/ISIS terrorists

Operation carried out in southwest of capital Baghdad, says Iraqi army's press office

Hamdi Yildiz   | 13.07.2020
Iraqi army neutralizes 5 Daesh/ISIS terrorists

BAGHDAD

The Iraqi army neutralized five Daesh/ISIS terrorists Sunday, according to its press office.

The operation was carried out in Maamra al-Zaidan village in the southwest of the capital Baghdad when the terrorists, who were discovered to be part of a suicide unit, were killed after being surrounded, Iraq’s Security Media Cell said in a statement.

Two people from the army and intelligence were also killed in the operation, it said.

The operation was supported by drones of the international coalition against Daesh/ISIS, it added.

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