Iraqi forces kill 12 IS militants in Salahudin clashes
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
TIKRIT, Iraq, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- The Iraqi forces on Sunday killed 12 Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq's northern central province of Salahudin after fierce clashes, a provincial security source told Xinhua.
The clashes erupted before dawn when dozens of IS militants attacked the military bases of the security forces after heavy mortar barrage and machine guns in Zuwiyah area, some 250 km north of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, the source told Xinhua on condition of anonymity.
The troops fought ...