Britain unveils its attack on ISIS in Iraq last month

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The ministry added that Iraqi security forces expelled the ISIS forces from the Makhmour Mountains southwest of Erbil, while Royal Air Force aircraft and other coalition aircraft carried out an air attack during the operation.

The decision to attack was taken on March 22, when it was confirmed that ISIS forces were stationed in a network of caves in the Makhmour Mountains. Three RAF Typhoon fighters carried out the attack, using Storm Shadow missiles.

The British Ministry of Defense said that subsequent follow-up confirmed the success of the strike.

British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace said "The British Armed Forces, along with our Iraqi and coalition partners, continue to root out ISIS terrorists from their hiding spots".

و .ضاف "The UK is committed to defeating ISIS. This operation will prevent the terrorist group and its toxic ideology from regaining a foothold in Iraq and reduce its ability to coordinate attacks around the world.".

The Ministry of Defense said that as part of a separate operation on April 4, a British Royal Air Force drone armed with Hellfire missiles succeeded in targeting a small group of ISIS militants in northern Syria, about 80 km west of Hasakah.

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The ministry added that Iraqi security forces expelled the ISIS forces from the Makhmour Mountains southwest of Erbil, while Royal Air Force aircraft and other coalition aircraft carried out an air attack during the operation.

The decision to attack was taken on March 22, when it was confirmed that ISIS forces were stationed in a network of caves in the Makhmour Mountains. Three RAF Typhoon fighters carried out the attack, using Storm Shadow missiles.

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The British Ministry of Defense said that subsequent follow-up confirmed the success of the strike.

British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace said, “The British Armed Forces, along with our Iraqi partners and coalition forces, continue to root out ISIS terrorists from their hiding spots.”

“The UK is committed to defeating ISIS. This operation will prevent the terrorist group and its toxic ideology from regaining a foothold in Iraq and reduce its ability to coordinate attacks around the world,” he added.

The Ministry of Defense said that as part of a separate operation on April 4, a British Royal Air Force drone armed with Hellfire missiles succeeded in targeting a small group of ISIS militants in northern Syria, about 80 km west of Hasakah.

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