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Security forces repel ISIS attack on al-Siniyah Airport north of Tikrit

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A security source in Salahuddin province announced on Thursday, that the security forces were able to repel an attack by the ISIS organization on the area of al-Siniyah Airport north of Tikrit (170 km north of Baghdad), pointing out to the killing of seven members of the organization and the destruction of three booby-trapped vehicles.

The source said in an interview for IraqiNews.com, “A force from the commandos of the federal police, stationed in the area of al-Siniyah Airport north of Tikrit, was able to repel an ISIS attack,” adding that, “The federal police forces had managed to kill seven ISIS elements and destroy three booby-trapped vehicles.”

Noteworthy the leadership of the federal police announced previously that its forces had gained control over al-Siniyah airport north of Tikrit (170 km north of Baghdad).

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