Sunday, July 5, 2015

Ramadan Death Count Round Up (July 5th, 2015)

Also in Syria, the U.S. led airstrikes on Islamic State-controlled Raqqa, where at least 10 militants were killied, according to CBS News. There were 16 airstrikes across the city, an unusually intense series of attacks targeting militant group's structures and transportation routes, the news network reported.

(Afghanistan) In Helmand, 7 terrorists got the shock of their life when the mine they were planting at the side of the road, uttered 'Allah ackba' and blew up killing the lot of them. Also in Helmand, 2 people were shot dead by the peace loving Taliban.

23 terrorists have been killed, 23 wounded and 10 arrested in operations carried out by Afghan security forces these past 24 hours.

(Pakistan) The year long assault against the Taliban continues in North Warzistan with the army finally pushing into the last few remaining strongholds of these religious bigots. However, this has come at a cost, and today, 7 soldiers have been reported killed.

(Nigeria) A female suicide bomber has killed 6 people inside the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Potiskum city.

(Iraq) 73 people were killed and some 70 wounded in government artillery strikes on Ramadi and Falluja. ISIS suicide car bomber killed 7 Iraqi soldiers. A suicide truck bomber blew himself up during an taack on Baiji refinery, killing only himself.

Near Haditha, Iraqi troops detonated the booby trapped cars by anti-tank guided missiles before they reached their targets and killed some 20 IS fighers in addition to the six suicide bombers, while at least 10 Iraqi soldiers and policemen were killed and 16 others wounded.

Meanwhile, at least six IS jihadists were killed and nine wounded when an army helicopter gunship pounded an IS position in the center of the provincial capital city of Ramadi, some 110 km west of Baghdad.

Moreover, the Iraqi helicopters pounded an IS position in Hitawiyn area in south of the IS-held city of Fallujah, some 50 km west of Baghdad, leaving five militants killed, including a local leader, he said.

(Egypt) Egypt’s military launched air strikes and ground operations that killed 63 Islamist militants in North Sinai on Sunday, security sources said, as the country grapples with an increasingly ambitious insurgency based in the region.

Ramadan death toll is now at 3,870.