Five Daash militants killed in south Baghdad

May 24, 2014 - 2:05:32 pm

BAGHDAD: Baghdad Operations Command announced that five gunmen belonging to Daash or the Islamic State of Syria and Levant (ISSL) have been killed in south of Baghdad. 

Spokesman of the Command Brigadier Saad Maan said a force from the 17th division managed to kill two terrorists from Daash, as they attempted to attack a security checkpoint in the village of Ahmad Sohail, south of Baghdad. 

While another force from the same division, acting on an intelligence tip-off, managed to kill three terrorists carrying arms and ammunition in Al Qarghoul area, south of the capital. 

Meanwhile, the Iraqi Interior Ministry the arrest of the five wanted men and the dismantling of seven explosive devices in various areas in Salah ad Din province. 

In a statement, the Ministry said t police forces of Salah ad Din province, in collaboration with the army forces, dismantled a car bomb in Baiji, arrested five wanted men and seized their car, defused two Katyusha rockets in the Al Doar and Al Sharqat and dismantled seven explosive devices in different parts of the province. (QNA)