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Anbar (IraqiNews) An official source informed, on Wednesday, that a number of the Islamic State militants were killed, while their hideout was destroyed by a coalition warplanes air strike, north of Anbar.

In a press statement, the source said that the US-led coalition warplanes bombarded, today, specific area in Juail Valley, in the desert of al-Dulab, north of Anbar.

The air strikes destroyed a hideout belongs to the Islamic State, while killed a number of the group’s militants, the source added on condition of anonymity.

It is noteworthy that in early 2014, the Islamic State group, with the assistance of local Sunni militia, launched a successful campaign to control Anbar Province. Iraqi government launched many operations to drive out the IS from the province. The area was effectively recaptured by the end of 2017.


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