US newspaper: Daash trying to increase its attacks in and around Baghdad
The killing of a large number of militants in the strikes carried out by the Iraqi army exclusively. Major General Hamid al - Maliki , a Iraqi military leaders "involved more than 20 helicopters to thetask and managed to destroy more than 138 wheel."
Said Maj . Gen. al - Maliki , speaking in the video that Iraqi helicopters had carried out all strikes "did not participate any other force in the process." For his part , the international coalition Thursday he also carried out another air strike on two large gatherings of wheels Daash and his fighters, according to the spokesman for the coalition , Colonel Christopher Graver.
Iraqi Air Force and coalition aircraft began attacking a convoy on Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning, another set of wheels Daash and hit the day Wednesday. Over two days Coalition strikes destroyed nearly 175 wheel Daash said Graver "We know that Iraqi troops destroyed more than wheels number."
Iraqi forces announced the liberation of Fallujah Sunday after being expelled remnants Daash fighters north and west of the city under the cover of air strikes to the alliance, hundreds of fighters Daash have escaped during the operation , which lasted months, as Iraqi leaders.
over the past year has suffered a series of military Daash Alandharat in Iraq. At the height of its power in 2014 the group seized control of nearly a third of the country, but today it controls 14% of Iraqi territory, according to the Office of the Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi.
After the loss of land, trying to set an increase in armed attacks in and around Baghdad, On Thursday the separate attacks targeting commercial areas in the capital killed at least 12 civilians , Iraqi police said, themost serious occurred in the fourth police district where a suicide bomber blew himself up in a market killed seven people and wounded 15 wounded.
in Ghazaliya district signed an explosion that killed three civilians and wounded 11 in a commercial area, and took another blow in the Zaafaraniya district killed two civilians and wounded eight others, no group claimed responsibility for the bombing range but he bore the hallmarks of Daash group.