Baku. 10 January. REPORT.AZ/ At least 30 Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant militants and four Iraqi Peshmerga fighters were killed in clashes in northern Iraq. Saturday, Report informs citing Anadolu Agency.
All the casualties took place in Kuwar village located 40 miles (65 kilometers) south of Erbil city.
The ISIL had launched the attack on the village from three fronts, including one from the Zab River using two boats.
The Peshmerga claimed the ISIL dead included four alleged suicide attackers armed with explosives belts. The river boats used by the ISIL were also destroyed, the source said.
Four Peshemrga were also killed and five others were wounded in the clashes, the source added.
This was the first time that the terrorist group ISIL reportedly used river boats in the attack.