Abbas brigade kills 70 ISIS members in Bashir, Kirkuk

NB-158609-635900169806163483(IraqiNews.com) Kirkuk – On Wednesday, al-Abbas brigade announced killing 70 ISIS members in an ambush and armed confrontations in al-Bashir village in southern the province.

The General Supervisor of Abbas brigade Maytham al-Zaidi said in a brief statement received by IraqiNews.com, “Yesterday, Abbas brigade and al-Hashd al-Shaabi forces ambushed ISIS members near al-Bashir village, and were able to kill 30 ISIS members.”

Zaidi added, “ISIS attacked al-Abbas brigade and al-Hashd al-Shaabi forces in Tel Ahmed area, killing one member of al-Hashd al-Shaabi and wounding three others,” pointing out that, “Our security forces killed 40 ISIS members and wounded 30 others, in addition to destroying five booby-trapped vehicles and a bulldozer. READ MORE OF THIS STORY

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.