28th December 2015, recent military reports indicate that Iraqi air force killed at least 40 Daesh militants in the country’s crisis-hit western province on Anbar as well as the northern province of Salahuddin.
In the Sunday air campaigns, a total of 25 Daesh Takfiri terrorists were killed when Iraqi F-16 fighter jets carried out precision strikes against the extremists’ positions in the town of al-Qaim some 500 kilometers (approx 310 miles) west of Capital Baghdad.
In another separate air strikes, Iraqi military warplanes launched air assaults west of al-Siniya district of Salahuddin province killing 15 Daesh fighters. Several vehicles belonging to the militants were completely destroyed.
Elsewhere in the western city of Hit, Iraqi jets carried out precision strikes against Daesh-run bomb making workshop destroying all the explosives. Several terrorists who were in the workshop were also killed.
Earlier on Sunday, Sabah al-Numan, a spokesman for Iraqi counter-terrorism units, said Iraqi government forces had seized control of the former government compound in central Ramadi, the last Daesh stronghold in the western city.
The spokesman also added that Iraqi army is removing roadside planted bombs as they push forward.
The western and northern parts of Iraq have been plagued by violence since Daesh Takfiris began an offensive through Iraqi territory in June 2014.
Iraqi army soldiers backed Popular Mobilization are seeking to take back militant-held regions in their joint operations.