Iraqi airstrike kills senior Daesh commander in Saqlawiyah

Iraqi airstrike kills senior Daesh commander in Saqlawiyah
Iraq’s navy says a high commander of the Daesh terrorist group has been killed in an airstrike northwest of the embattled metropolis of Fallujah.

The Friday aerial assault was performed towards a Daesh hideout in Saqlawiyah metropolis, about 5 kilometers (three miles) northwest of Fallujah, within the western Anbar province, Arabic-language al-Sumaria information web site reported.

Lieutenant Common Abdul Amir al-Shammari, a commander for the Baghdad Operations Command, mentioned in an announcement that the airstrike killed Abu Bashir al-Sudani, including that the Iraqi forces have been just some 600 meters (1970 toes) away from the middle of town.

The Iraqi troops are presently pushing ahead to retake Saqlawiyah, which fell into the fingers of Daesh in September 2014 after it laid a siege to town.

In the meantime, Iraqi forces have captured extra areas in the Daesh-held metropolis of Fallujah as a part of a serious offensive that was launched final month to drive the terrorists out of their stronghold in Anbar province.

Reviews say that Iraqi safety forces, backed by the military’s aerial cowl, managed to advance additional into town by seizing management of al-Shuhada neighborhood after retaking the southern district of Naimiya following fierce clashes with terrorists.

Ugly violence has plagued the northern and western components of Iraq ever since Daesh launched an offensive within the nation in June 2014, and took management of parts of the Iraqi territory.

The militants have been committing heinous crimes towards all ethnic and spiritual communities in Iraq, together with Shias, Sunnis, Kurds, Christians and others.

The Iraqi military and volunteer forces are concerned in operations to win again militant-held areas.

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