Iraq’s volunteer forces (Hashd al-Shaabi) shot down an ISIL spy drone in Al-Anbar province.
The Iraqi forces brought down the drone on the outskirts of Haditha city, about 160 kilometers to the West of the city of al-Ramadi in Anbar province, FNA dispatches said.
“The ISIL intended to identify the locations of security and tribal forces by its spy drone for its future terrorist and criminal acts,” the Arabic-language al-Sumeriya news website quoted Leader of Bu Nimr tribe Naim al-Ka’oud as saying on Friday.
On October 28, the Iraqi volunteer forces shot down another ISIL spy drone in Salahuddin province.
The Iraqi forces brought down the drone on the outskirts of Beiji city, in Salahuddin.
On October 23, Iraqi volunteer forces shot down an ISIL drone in the Northeastern province of Kirkuk.
According to FNA dispatches, the Takfiri terrorists’ unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was downed in the region of Bashir located 30 kilometers to the South of Kirkuk city.
On October 17, Iraq’s Badr organization shot down another ISIL drone in Northeastern Salahuddin province.
The Iraqi forces brought down the drone in al-Fatha district in Northeastern Salahuddin.
Also in early October, the Iraqi army along with popular forces shot down an ISIL drone in city of Ramadi in Anbar province.
A hostile surveillance aircraft operated by the ISIL was shot down by the Iraqi troops as it was flying over the Eastern parts of the Ramadi city, the Iraqi media quoted police sources as saying.
The Iraqi Federal Police Command in a statement announced that the Arab country’s forces intercepted a spy drone near Karishan region in Eastern Ramadi and shot it down.
The drone was used for imaging the moves of the Iraqi military units stationed in Ramadi.
Late in September, the Iraqi forces also shot down another ISIL spy drone in the Western parts of Ramadi.