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Iraq: ISIS leaders killed during ‘meeting’ in al-Qaim

The Iraqi war media cell, announced on Saturday, that they targeted a meeting described as “important” to the leaders of ISIS in the district of Al-Qaim. (AP)

The Iraqi war media cell, announced on Saturday, that they targeted a meeting described as “important” to the leaders of ISIS in the district of al-Qaim, west of Anbar province, indicating that the meeting was a planning to carry out multiple attacks during the coming month of Ramadan.

Al Arabiya recieved a copy of the statement declared by the cell. The statement read, “the Intelligence Falcons cell of the intelligence agency and in coordination with the Joint Operations Command carried out a qualitative operation in which it was able to target an important meeting in the al-Qaim district. ISIS militants’ leaders were planning terrorist attacks against citizens during the holy month of Ramadan, the assassination of some judges and targeting the district of Haditha, Al Rutba, and the highway.”

The cell said, “they targeted the meeting by an accurate and effective air strike by Iraqi air force planes resulted in the deaths of 13 ISIS militants and some were wounded. In addition, eight other targets were completely destroyed such as warehouses of weapons and missiles and a laboratory for bombs of the terrorist group, which killed many militants and ruined weapons, ammunition and explosive materials.”

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Last Update: Sunday, 14 May 2017 KSA 23:57 - GMT 20:57
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