Latest Updates on Iraq, 19 May 2020
ISWNews Analysis Group: ISIS and Iraqi forces confrontation continues in north and west of the country.
During the explosion of a car in the suburb of al- Miqdadiah, a police officer was martyred.
2. Salah al-Din:
– Due to ISIS attack on an Iraqi Army vehicle in the west of al-Siniah city, located in the suburb of Biji, one Iraqi force martyred.
– The searching and clearing operation in the southwestern regions of Samarra by Hashad al-Shaabi.
– During Hashd al-Shaabi operation named as “Aswad al-Jazeera”, the western desert of Salah al-Din was cleared of ISIS members. In this operation, 3 ISIS members were killed, and their equipment was seized and their headquarter was destroyed.
– The Iraqi intelligence forces arrested 2 ISIS terrorists in the al-Shura region, in the south of Mosul.
– During explosion of landmine in the path of Hashd al-Shaabi forces in the Bastamli village(in the suburb of al-Touz), one person was martyred and two others were wounded.
During the explosion of Iraqi forces military vehicle in the Salman Baak region(suburb of Madain), some of Iraqi forces were martyred and wounded.
The infiltration of ISIS members into the al-Awisat region (suburb of Jurf al-Nasr) was failed by Hashad al-Shaabi. During this clashes, one Hashd al-Shaabi forces was wounded.
– During the bomb explosion in the Hashd al-Ashaeri forces truck in the Baria al-Abbasi region(west of Hawija), one person was wounded.
– During the ISIS attack on Iraqi forces in Daqouq, one person was martyred.
The intelligence forces arrested 4 ISIS members in the al-Qaim.