After the Islamic State (IS) militants attacked Hashd al-Shaabi and Iraqi troops in Tuz Khurmatu last night, the Iraqi jets pounded the positions of the militants.

Head of Tuz Khurmatu District’s Media Department, Mohamed Fayaq, told BasNews that the Iraqi airstrikes in Zarga village in southern Tuz Khurmatu resulted in the deaths of nine militants.

The IS militant carried out an offensive against the Iraqi and Hashd al-Shaabi forces near Zarga village in Tuz Khurmatu district in south of Kirkuk. One militia of Hashd al-Shaabi was killed and seven others were wounded in the offensive.

Tags: ; ;