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Exercise Lion’s Leap continues for Iraqi military

An Iraqi Interior Ministry declaration reported that Iraqi Army helicopters attacked and eliminated a convoy of takfirist mercenary gangs inside eastern Syria as they tried to approach the border.

Eight terrorists has been reported were killed during the Iraqi military operation.

Iraqi army fired against eight oil tanker’s trucks as they were trying to enter Iraqi territory to provide the terroristic organization called “the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant” (ISIL) with fuel.

All vehicles were destroyed by the flames, all the mercenaries were killed or arrested.

It is the first time that Iraq has accomplished a military operation against terrorist groups inside the Syrian territory.