Launching the first phase of operation Sky Lightning, JOC reports

  • 23-11-2021, 10:37
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    The Joint Operations Command announced today, Tuesday, the launch of the first phase of Operation Sky Lightning to pursue the terrorist groups.
    "The first phase of Operation (Sky Lightning) was launched today under the supervision of the Joint Operations Command in all sectors of responsibility, where the reconnaissance battalions of the operations teams and commanders of the Iraqi army, within all its sectors, the commando regiments of the federal police and the tactical force of the Agency of Intelligence and Federal Investigation at the Ministry of Interior, conducted reconnaissance operations with air support from the army, air force and international coalition aviation", The Security Media Cell said in a statement, received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA).
    The statement added, "This operation comes to pursue the  terrorist members and curb any criminal attempt to  tamper with  security, destroy terrorists' hideouts, prevent cases of infiltration and search the land within the sector of responsibility."