ICTA carries out a qualitative operation in the Qara Gogh mountains

  • 24-06-2020, 11:40
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     The counter-terrorism unit began today, Wednesday, a specific operation to attack terrorist strongholds in the Qara Gogh mountains near Makhmour.

     The spokesman for the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Brigadier General Yahya Rasul, said in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "based on the directives of the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and to complete the series of specific operations that we carry out in the rugged areas, the anti-terrorist services began at dawn today, Wednesday, striking strongholds  Terrorism in the Qara Gogh Mountains, near the Makhmur district, is carried out with a surprising quality process.

     He added, "The counter-Terrorism Agency was able to kill 12 terrorists in coordination with the Iraqi army’s flights and international coalition aircraft," noting that "the coalition directed 59 air strikes against the caves and burrows that the Daesh terrorist gangs are hiding, according to accurate intelligence."