The militants of the terrorist organization «Islamic state» attempted to strike a triple blow to the positions of the Kurdish militia «Peshmerga» in Iraq, but were driven back with heavy losses.
The New York Times reported that the attack occurred on the night of Thursday, December 17.
Terrorists attacked in the area of Narwana, Basici and tal-Aswad. In each attack there were from 80 to 120 fighters on armored bulldozers, pickups with mounted machine guns, and suicide bombers in booby-trapped cars. The fighters were divided into small groups.
Kurdish militia have managed to fend off the attack with the help of American, British and French aviation. As a result of these battles killed several dozen fighters of the Peshmerga were killed hundreds of Islamic state terrorists. Accurate data is not received.
The U.S. military noted that the triple attack demonstrated how dangerous power remains IG.