Iraq
Security forces repel IS attack near Salahuddin

Security forces repel IS attack near Salahuddin


Salahuddin (IraqiNews.com) A security source in Salahuddin Province informed that security forces repulsed an attack launched by the Islamic State group on key roads, northwest of Salahuddin Province, Bas News reported on Sunday. The source said that the self-proclaimed Islamic State group launched an attack on al-Seneiyah-Haditha road, northwest of Salahuddin, while pointed out that security forces and Baiji’s Hashd forces (PMU) managed to repulse the attack, as well as inflicting dozens of human losses on the terrorist group. The attack that lasted for one hour resulted in the killing of two security members, the source added on condition of anonymity. Different kinds of weapons were used during the attack. The Islamic State attack was launched from north of Tharthar axis, that is linked to west of Mosul and al-Hadar vicinity, the source explained. Noteworthy, the Islamic State is occasionally attacking the liberated areas, while security forces and al-Hashd militia manage to repulse these attacks, as well as inflicting heavy losses on the terrorist group.