US-led coalition airstrike in Iraq kills eight IS members

BAGHDAD, A US-led coalition airstrike north of Baghdad has killed eight Islamic State (IS) operatives, Iraqi authorities said on Saturday.

The raid was carried out in support of an Iraqi forces-led offensive on remaining IS elements in Tikrit, Salaheddine Province’s largest city, read a statement.

The group members’ hideout, which contained several bombs, was also destroyed in the attack.

Source: Kuwait News Agency