ISIS still deadly, capture and kill large group of Shi’ite fighters in Iraq

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KIRKUK, Iraq – ISIS has proven to still be a deadly terrorist group in Syria by ambushing a large number of fighters from the predominately Shi’ite Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) in Iraq’s Kirkuk province.

The resulting attack saw ISIS attack a PMU convoy of at least eight vehicles at al-Riyadh resulting in the disappearance of at least 27 fighters.

The attack has meant that the PMU went on high alert in nearby Samara city.

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Most significantly, besides the lost weapons, is that six of the 27 missing fighters were guards and commanders, including a top commander known as “Tabha Abu Adnan.”

The PMU has played a major role in clearing the majority of Iraq from ISIS.

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