4 IS militants killed in airstrike in Iraq

Arab World Materials 22 April 2022 04:46 (UTC +04:00)

Four militants of the Islamic State (IS) group were killed on Thursday in an Iraqi airstrike in a rugged area in Salahudin Province north of the capital Baghdad, the Iraqi government said, Trend reports citing Xinhua.

Acting on intelligence reports, the Iraqi armed forces launched an airstrike on abandoned houses in the al-Eith area in the eastern part of the province and killed the four IS militants, according to a statement by the Federal Intelligence and Investigations Agency of the Interior Ministry.

Over the past few months, Iraqi security forces have mounted deadly attacks against IS militants to crack down on their intensified activities.