January 27 The Iraqi military said on the 27th that Iraqi security forces and the United States-led International Coalition against the extremist organization Islamic State carried out military operations in Kirkuk Province in northern Iraq on the same day, killing a total of 19 militants.
According to intelligence, the Iraqi Joint Operations Command issued a statement saying that according to intelligence, the League of Nations sent planes to carry out an air strike on an Islamic State militant hiding place in northern Kirkuk province on the same day, killing 10 militants.
In addition, Iraqi security forces carried out a clean-up operation in the southern mountains of Kirkuk Province earlier that day, killing nine Islamic State militants, including three leaders.
On the 21st of this month, Islamic State militants carried out two suicide bombings in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, killing 32 people and injuring 110.
After the attack, Iraqi security forces carried out anti-clearance operations in Baghdad, Anbar, Kirkuk and other places.
In December 2017, Iraq announced its historic victory against the Islamic State, but there are still residual extremists waiting for an opportunity to launch an attack in Iraq.