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Iraqi airstrikes kill 25 daesh commanders in Anbar

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Dec 27, IRNA -- Iraq's air force eliminated 25 Daesh field commanders in the Anbar province on Sunday.

Earlier in the day, Iraqi troops surrounded government buildings occupied by Daesh terrorists in Anbar's capital Ramadi, according to Sputnik news agency.

'Under Iraq's joint operation command control, Iraqi air force planes carried out precise airstrike in Qaim, in the west of the Anbar province on Sunday evening. As result of the strike, 25 Daesh commanders were killed and two terrorist positions were destroyed,' Iraqi military said in a statement, as quoted by the Iraqi Media News Agency.

The Iraqi army launched an anti-Daesh offensive across Anbar on Tuesday. The main aim of the offensive was to liberate Ramadi, which has been occupied by Daesh militants since May.


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