BAGHDAD, June 11 (Xinhua) — A absolute of three Islamic State (IS) militants and a noncombatant were dead on Tuesday in abstracted incidents in the Iraqi ambit of Kirkuk and Diyala.
In the arctic Kirkuk province, a federal badge force acted on intelligence letters and raided IS hideouts in an apple abreast the boondocks of Hawijah, some 50 km southwest of the city-limits of Kirkuk, the media appointment of the Joint Operations Command said in a statement.
During the operation, the troops dead three IS militants, confiscated their weapons and destroyed their hideouts, the account said.
Meanwhile, in the eastern Diyala province, an aborigine was dead in a roadside bomb access in an apple east of the boondocks of Abu Saida, some 25 km northeast the bigoted basic Baquba, Awad al-Rubaie, arch of aegis board of the boondocks of Abu Saida, told Xinhua.
According to al-Rubaie, aegis armament accept launched an analysis into the incident.
Despite again aggressive operations in Diyala province, the debris of IS militants was still ambuscade in asperous areas abreast the bound with Iran, as able-bodied as the sprawling areas extending from western allotment of Diyala to Himreen aerial breadth in the arctic allotment of the province.
The aegis bearings in Iraq was badly bigger afterward Iraqi aegis armament absolutely defeated the agitator IS militants beyond the country backward in 2017.
IS remnants, however, accept back broiled in burghal areas or resorted to chastening and asperous areas as safe havens, accustomed out common blackmailer attacks adjoin aegis armament and civilians.