On Thursday, Iraqi authorities forces and their allies purged Daesh militants of the city of Sajar, which lies northeast of the militant-held strategic metropolis of Fallujah, following days of fierce gun battle with the extremists within the space.
The event got here two days after Iraqi military troopers backed by fighters from the Standard Mobilization Items captured the primary police station in Sajar, and raised the nationwide Iraqi flag over it.
Kurdish Peshmerga forces down Daesh drone
In the meantime, Kurdish Peshmerga forces have shot down an unmanned aerial automobile operated by Daesh militants south of Iraq’s oil-rich northern metropolis of Kirkuk.
Common Mohammad Qader, the Peshmerga safety chief in Daquq, informed Arabic-language al-Sumaria satellite tv for pc tv community that Kurdish fighters introduced down the drone on the outskirts of the city, positioned roughly 180 kilometers (111 miles) north of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, because it was conducting a surveillance mission and gathering info on Peshmerga positions and navy capabilities.
Qader added that the drone has sustained minimal injury and has been handed over to Iraqi safety authorities to utilize its navy info.
In the meantime, late on Thursday, Daesh militants lobbed three Katyusha rockets on the Shia Turkmen village of Bashir, located some 20 kilometers (12 miles) south of Kirkuk. There have been no instant studies of casualties or injury.
Ugly violence has plagued the northern and western components of Iraq ever since Daesh Takfiris launched an offensive within the nation in June 2014, and took management of parts of Iraqi territory.
The militants have been committing vicious crimes in opposition to all ethnic and non secular communities in Iraq, together with Shias, Sunnis, Kurds, Christians and others.
Iraqi military troopers and fighters from allied Standard Mobilization Items are concerned in operations to win again militant-held areas.