Saturday, June 25, 2016

Ramadan Death count: Iraq 25/06/16

Saturday morning, Iraqi security forces managed to foil an ISIS attempt of sneaking into Zankoura in northern Ramadi and resulting in the death of six ISIS members and the demolition of a booby-trapped vehicle.

Saturday in the town of Hawija organized a moral boosting exercise by executing five persons on charges of collaborating with the security forces.

Iraqi Shia militia group al-Hashed al-Turkmani faced off an attack by ISIS at al-Zarka and surrounding villages, south of Kirkuk, killing twenty-eight ISIS members in the process.

Friday afternoon, unidentified gunmen opened fire on a vehicle carrying a regional ISIS leader (Hayman Galal, known as Abi Abdul-Rahman al-Kurdi, and three of his aides)  in central Mosul, resulting in their deaths.

A IED was detonated near a popular market in the area of al-Husseiniya, north of Baghdad Friday , resulting in the death of one person and wounding eight others.

Ramadan death toll is now at 7,549