Iraq’s airstrikes kill 300 ISIS terrorists

More than 300 ISIL terrorists have been killed in Iraq’s air assaults in Iraq and Syria in the past six days, an Arab media outlet reported on Monday.

The Arabic-language Elam al-Harbi announced in a statement that the army aircraft targeted a number of ISIL positions in Akashat, Anna and al-Qaem regions in the past 6 days, destroying 42 positions and killing 306 terrorists and wounding tens of others, including several commanders.

The statement added that 120 terrorists, including 4 senior commanders were killed and 29 positions were destroyed in airstrikes on Akashat region.

Iraqi air raids on ISIL’s positions in al-Forat region near border with Syrian, al-Resaleh neighborhood in the town of al-Qa’em and al-Shishan region killed tens of terrorists, including four top commanders and bomb-making experts of ISIL and wounded scores more. An arms depot and a command center of the terrorists were also destroyed in the raids in al-Forat region.

An Iraqi media outlet reported on Sunday that the Iraqi Army troops and popular forces managed to push ISIL terrorists back from a strategic region in Western Anbar at border with Syria.

The Arabic-language Elam al-Harbi reported that the Iraqi pro-government forces liberated Akashat region in the Western part of Anbar province.

Elam al-Harbi said that the army soldiers, the volunteer forces of Hashd al-Shaabi, Hashd al-Ashayer (tribes) and a regiment of police of Akashat stormed ISIL’s defense lines and liberated the region, reopening Akashat’s road to Highway.

It added that the pro-government forces are carrying out mop-up operations in the newly-captured region.