Iraqi intelligence apprehend 3 terrorists in Diyala

Author : Mircea Birca | Monday, June 24, 2019
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Iraqi Intelligence Directorate announced, on Thursday, apprehending three terrorists in Diyala. It also indicated that one of them participated in a terrorist attack during the Islamic State offensive on the province.

In a press statement, the directorate said, “Iraqi Intelligence forces (Diyala Operations Command), backed by the intelligence forces from the 74th brigade, managed to apprehend three terrorists in Jalawla – Klar Road, in Diyala Province.”

Yesterday, two Islamic State militants were killed by an Iraqi warplane’s airstrike, in the eastern province of Diyala.

It is noteworthy that In January 2015, Iraqi forces announced liberating Diyala province from the Islamic State grip.

Diyala witnessed months of escalating fighting between Iraqi troops and IS militants, especially in Jalawla and Saadiyah areas, north of the province, in addition to some areas near the town of Muqdadiyah.

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