Iraqi security forces have liquidated, with the support of an international coalition, 15 militants of the Islamic State terrorist group in the province of Salah al-Din in the north of the country, the Iraqi security forces said.

“On the basis of accurate intelligence and in pursuit of the persecution of the remnants of terrorist gangs (group – ed.) ISIS, the counterterrorism forces conducted an airborne operation in coordination with the international coalition aircraft in the areas of Mutaybij and the Salah al-Din desert. As a result, 15 terrorists, including suicide bombers, were killed, nine others were arrested,” – the statement said.

It is also reported that as a result of the air strikes, the tunnels and the militants training camp were destroyed.

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