According to the Iraqi Ministry of Defense, Iraqi F-16 jets are heavily involved in Hawidja. Where they today destroyed Daesh militants equipment plus the killing of several militants. Additionally, Iraqi F-16 jets destroyed several cites and they where able to neutralize numerous Daesh militants.
Daesh militants downed an Iraqi helicopter which resulted in the killing of an Iraqi pilot. The citizens of Hawidja rejoiced the fact that the pilot was killed during the assault. Hawidja is known as a stronghold for Daesh militants. However, Iraq is going to intensify the effort to destroy the morale of Daesh militants in the city.