The Army and the Popular Crowd launch a security operation to hunt down remnants of Daesh in left side of Sharqat
BAGHDAD, A joint force of the army and the popular crowd has launched a security operation against Daesh elements in the left side of the district of Sharqat in Salah Al-Din sector.
"A joint force of the army and the popular crowd launched this morning a large-scale clearing operation in the Kan'ous Islands, El-Helow Island, Sedaira, and the banks of the Tigris River in left side of Sharqat," the media of the popular crowd said in a statement.
The statement added that "the joint forces killed a number of elements of Daesh and destroyed their caches, pointing out that the operation is aimed at tracking remnants of the sleeping cells of Daesh in the framework of a strategy to end the existence of cells and secure areas within the sectors of Salah Al-Din operations.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency