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Nineveh Operations thwart ISIS attack on Qayyarah, 16 militants killed

 Nineveh Operations Command announced repelling an ISIS attack targeting Qayyarah area.

 

 

Nineveh Operations Command announced repelling an ISIS attack targeting Qayyarah area.

The commander of Anbar Operations, Major General Najim al-Jabouri, said, “Forces from Iraqi army, police and tribal fighters repelled an ISIS attack, launched from various directions, on Qayyarah vicinity.”

“16 ISIS members were killed and 8 others were arrested during the clashes, and they were transferred to Nineveh Operations Command for interrogation,” Jabouri added.

“Iraqi forces also managed, with the help of Qayyarah people, to foil three suicide attacks in the area which were launched from al-Houd village.

 

 

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