BAGHDAD: Two Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in an airstrike in Iraq's eastern Diyala province. This was disclosed by a provincial security official. Sadiq al-Husseini, chief of the provincial council's security committee, told media on Friday that Iraqi aircraft carried out airstrikes on ANC positions near the provincial border of Diyala in Salahudin province near the isside the city of Maitebijah.
Al-Husseini said two IS militants have been killed as a result of the airstrikes. Earlier, Iraqi security forces had tried to retake Control of Matimeibijah, but vast rugged lands and mountains made it difficult for them to drive out radical militants in the region.
Al-Husseini told the media that in addition, in the province, security forces carried out an operation based on intelligence inputs and launched a muheim in the Hirian mountain range, which spread to the northern part of Diyala province and arrested two people who provided financial support to IS. it is done. He said, the operation against militants is still going on in the area.