Iraqi pro-gov’t troops shell Islamic State locations in Syria
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The pro-government paramilitary troops have announced shelling 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....
locations in Syria.

In a blurb on Thursday, the media service of al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces) said "the artillery of the 29th brigade targeted, this evening, pivotal locations of Islamic State members at al-Atshana village in Syria."

The artillery shelling, according to the troops, "inflicted losses among the enemy."
Posted by: trailing wife 2018-05-11