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Iraqi Army forces discovered six Islamic State hideouts in Kirkuk

Iraqi Army forces discovered six Islamic State hideouts in Kirkuk

March 24, 2020 » Today News » /

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Iraqi federal police announced on Tuesday the discovery of six Islamic State (IS) hideouts in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk.

The federal policed said in a statement that the hideouts were found during a mop-up operation on Gharran Mount of Kirkuk.

The statement also revealed that 20 explosive devices, 19 Katyusha rounds, and other explosive materials were discovered in the hideouts.

Kirkuk is a Kurdish province disputed between the Kurdistan Region and the Iraqi government. Since October 2017, it is ruled by the Iraqi government and it suffers from an increasing IS activities.

Source: Basnews

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