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Senior Islamic State leader captured in Diyala

Senior Islamic State leader captured in Diyala

April 24, 2019 » Today News » /


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

 Affected Countries: iraq;

A senior Islamic State (IS) leader was captured by the Iraqi security forces in the province of Diyala on Tuesday.

The insurgent leader was arrested in Hamrin mountain range based on accurate intelligence information, Sadiq al-Husseini, head of the security committee in Diyala provincial council, explained to Baghdad Today.

The IS leader was involved in several violent acts against the security forces and civilians, he said.

The Islamic State was announced defeated in Iraq in late 2017, but the extremist group’s sleeper cells are still active in most liberated areas in the country.

Source: Basnews