The Iraqi military attacked camps belonging to an Al-Qaeda-linked militant group in Anbar province, destroying two, the defence ministry said on Monday.

After locating camps with aircraft, Iraqi forces launched “successful strikes… resulting in the destruction of two camps in the desert of Anbar,” spokesman Mohammed al-Askari said in an statement.

The assaults came after five senior officers, including a divisional commander, and 10 soldiers were killed during an operation against militants in the mainly Sunni western province of Anbar. […]