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Iraqi forces kill ISIS commander in Al-Anbar

The Popular Mobilization Units (Hashd Al-Sha’abi) announced on Thursday, the killing of what it called the ISIS emir of northern Baghdad.

The Popular Mobilization Units said, as published by the official Iraqi News Agency (INA), that the Operations Command of East Anbar Governorate managed to kill Islamic State leaders north of the Fallujah District.

The statement said that “one of the terrorists is the emir of northern Baghdad and al-Karma, called Muhannad Ahmad Habib, and the other terrorist is Omar Abdel-Kassar, a member of the organization.”

The Iraqi government forces, including the Popular Mobilization Units, are currently conducting extensive security operations against the terrorist organization, the frequency of which has increased after two terrorist bombings in the center of the capital, Baghdad, which killed and wounded dozens.

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