Raid targets huge ISIS car bomb plant

2015-06-03 22:34
Omar al-Shishani climbing out of a humvee. (File, AP)

Omar al-Shishani climbing out of a humvee. (File, AP)

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Kirkuk - An air strike in Iraq completely levelled one of the Islamic State jihadist group's (ISIS) largest car bomb factories on Wednesday in a massive explosion heard for kilometres, officials said.

The strike hit a facility at the entrance to the town of Hawijah in northern Iraq that was used to rig vehicles, including armoured Humvees, with explosives for bombings that are one of ISIS's deadliest tactics, they said.

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