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40 militants killed in Iraq


Baghdad, Feb 22:

At least 40 militants were killed on Monday when security forces repelled an attack by the Islamic State (IS) terror group in Iraq’s Anbar province.

Representative Pic: cfr.org
Representative Pic: cfr.org

The incident occurred when the IS militants attacked a military base in Hamdhiyah area, but were repelled by the troops and air strikes, an official told Xinhua news agency.

Ten security personnel were injured, the official added.(IANS)