Iraq army targets militant convoy on Syria soil


Iraqi army helicopters have attacked a terrorist convoy inside Syria as it sought to come near the border, an Interior Ministry spokesman says.Brigadier General Saad Maan said on Sunday that the army hit “eight tanker trucks in Wadi Suwab inside Syrian territory as they were trying to enter Iraqi territory.”He added that the tankers were to supply the Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) with fuel.At least eight people were killed in the assault, which was the first carried out by Iraq on the Syrian soil.

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