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Iraqi security forces arrested Islamic State leader over suspected attack on Iraqi troops

Iraqi security forces arrested Islamic State leader over suspected attack on Iraqi troops

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  • LLL-GFATF-ISIS Islamic State ISIS is an Islamic extremist terrorist organization controlling territory in Iraq...[+]

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The Iraqi Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism Directorate said on Monday, it had made arrest of a Daesh leader.

“Based on intelligence and confessions of terrorist detainees, the so-called Abu Taha Al-Bakri was arrested.” A statement by the directorate said.

“The terrorist leader admitted responsibility for kidnappings and assassinations of security forces and citizens on the Kirkuk-Diyala highway in 2017” It added.

Iraqi forces have arrested hundreds of Daesh militants, adding to a list of hundreds detained in recent years accused of having links to terror groups.

The terrorists were arrested in counter-terror operations carried out in multiple governorates including Saladin and Nineveh.

Source: Shafaaq News

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