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Iraqi joint troops foil Islamic State attacks, shell militants, south of Salahuddin
Salahuddin ( Iraqi troops have repulsed an armed attack launched by Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
members, south of Salahuddin, the Shia militias Saraya al-Salam (Peace Brigades) announced.

A statement by the media service of the troops said, "Iraqi troops, backed by the fighter jets and Saraya al-Salam, confronted Islamic State members in al-Abbassiya region."

The troops also "shelled the snuffies in al-Huwaijat region, northeast of Samarra." Losses were inflicted on the enemy.

"Iraqi jets, in coordination with intelligence of Saraya al-Salam, shelled a group of bad boys, composed of around 17 IS members, northeast of Samarra," it added.
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