News ID: 109876
Publish Date : 07 December 2022 - 22:19

2 Daesh Terrorists, 2 Hashd al-Sha’abi Fighters Killed in Iraq

BAGHDAD (Dispatches) – Two Daesh terrorists and two popular Hashd al-Sha’abi fighters have been killed during a clash in a rural area south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad.
Based on intelligence reports, Iraqi security forces carried out an operation in the al-Bahbahani area, some 65 km south of Baghdad, on Tuesday and clashed with two Daesh terrorists wearing explosive belts, spokesman of the commander-in-chief of the Iraqi forces Yahia Rasoul said in a statement.
The troops killed a Daesh terrorist and wounded another, who fled the scene but was killed later by the Iraqi forces who chased him, Rasoul said.
In a separate statement, the government-backed Hashd al-Sha’abi forces said that their fighters took part in the operation in the al-Bahbahani area.
Over the past months, Iraqi security forces have conducted operations against the terrorists in response to their intensified their attacks.