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27 IS militants killed in Iraq airstrikes

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  16 May 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Baghdad, May 15: At least 27 Islamic State militants were killed in airstrikes by intertiol coalition against IS posts in the IS-held areas in Iraq’s western province of Anbar on Sunday, an Iraqi army source said. According to intelligence reports, the US-led coalition aircraft conducted an airstrike on an internet cafe used by IS militants as a headquarters in the town of al-Qaim near the border with Syria, leaving some 20 of them killed, Nouman al-Zoubaie, commander of the army’s 7th Division, told Xinhua. Another airstrike destroyed an IS post in the city of Aa killing six militants, Zoubaie said. In addition, an intertiol airstrike bombed a booby-trapped vehicle and killed its driver, he added. (IANS)

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