Supervisor Elham AbolFateh
Editor in Chief Mohamed Wadie

Intense airstrikes target ISIS sites in Iraq

Fri 12 Mar 2021 | 09:33 AM
Ahmad El-Assasy

The international coalition air forces launched intense raids on Wednesday and Thursday, targeting the sites of ISIS militants in Makhmur district, northern Iraq.

Makhmour district mayor Rizkar Mohammed announced that "the international coalition aircraft bombed extensively the hideouts and sites of ISIS terrorists in the district."

Mohammed added: "The bombing operations were intense and continuous, but there was no information so far about the losses inflicted on the ISIS militants in the areas that were targeted."

In recent months, the movement of ISIS militants has increased in areas outside the Kurdistan region of Iraq, where the militants launch sporadic attacks and set up ambushes there.

Earlier in March, many rockets landed at the Ain Assad military airbase that houses Iraqi and US-led coalition forces in Iraq’s western Anbar province, with no casualties reported initially.

US and Iraqi forces are housed at the base in the western Anbar province, as well as troops from other members of the Operation Inherent Resolve coalition against ISIS.