This group is the fifth resistance group which in recent months have declared its opposition against United States. Asbat al-Thaerin, Ashab al-Kahf , Saraya Thorat al-Ashrin al-Thaniyah and Qabdhat al-Huda have been stated their resistance before this group.
The group’s name, “Thar al-Muhandis”, refers to the blood of the martyr Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the former commander of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units (PMU).
In this statement two operations have been clarified. First, striking Camp Victory air base with 4 Katyusha rockets in 6th of May and second launching and destroying an American combat Chinook in 17 April this year by a land to air missile.