Shafaq News / The Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) (Known in Arabic as Hashd AL-Shaabi) Command - the northern axis accused today the American jets of boosting the Islamic State (ISIS) attacks in Kirkuk, Diyala and Salahuddin, noting that it owns videos that convicts the international coalition.
"All terrorist attacks targeting PMF and security forces are funded by US aviation in the outskirts of Kirkuk, Salahuddin and Diyala, especially the common areas between the three governorates,” The media spokesman for the North PMF, Ali Hashem Al-Husseini, told Shafaq News Agency.
Al-Husseini confirmed that the American helicopters flew extensively on daily bases in Tuz Khurmato Mountains, which extends from Salahuddin to the outskirts of Kirkuk.
He explained, "Any security sector subjected to a terrorist attack is preceded by flights of the United States, this is a mystery and a secret that we demand to be revealed by the relevant security authorities."
"We have dozens of documented" video clips "that prove that the American aviation transports ISIS elements between Diyala, Kirkuk and Salahuddin hotbeds, as well as throwing" supplies parachutes “that contain equipments and weapons that helped in the development of ISIS's growing ability and threat despite continuous security operations against them, The media spokesman added.
Yet security and local sources confirmed on several occasions during the past years that the international or American jets landed southwestern areas of Kirkuk to provide terrorists with supplies, weapons and medicine, while the United States-led international coalition has not issued any official comment on the planes that fly over ISIS strongholds.