A security source reveals details landing of US troops to spend Hawija process
22:06:10 2015-10-22

| (Voice of Iraq) - Baghdad revealed a security source, on Thursday, the details of the landing operation carried out by special forces belonging to the US Army in the southwest of Kirkuk, Hawija, confirming the deaths of 80 element of "Daash" and the liberation of 70 hostages and held by the organization. The source said in an interview Alsumaria News, "The US troops, along with Albeshmrگh carried out, at two o'clock in the morning, take down the process in Vdakhh village a village in Hawija (55 km southwest of Kirkuk)," explaining that "the landing place of Chinook aircraft, which was protected by two Apache and above them a plane F16 to support soldiers. "The source, who asked not to be named, said:"

The operation took place for the Liberation of prisoners of soldiers and officers Albeshmrگh and prisoners of the army and the police officers where they were imprisoned in a house belonging to a judge in the Court of Hawija is isolated from the village area. "The source, that" it was killed about 80 component of the organization were terminated landing at three o'clock in the morning and the aircraft took off from the place of landing was booby-trapping the house completely blown up by executing the power to take down before departure, "adding that" the process has led to the killing of a US soldier and wounded four of the Peshmerga, as well as arrest Five leaders of Daash. "

The US Department of Defense (Pentagon) announced on Thursday that the hostage rescue operation carried out in northern Iraq began after reports that they were facing execution collectively imminent at the hands of gunmen organizing" Daash ", as pointed to the arrest of five elements of the organization and a number of others killed during the operation. The "CNN" reported on Thursday that US special forces managed to free 70 hostages in northern Iraq, while a security source said in an interview to the Sumerian News, The operation was carried out in Hawija southwest of Kirkuk province.

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