Tendency to return Islamic State families to Iraq
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The deputy Sherwan Al-Dubirdani revealed, on Wednesday, that some parties shows tendency to move ISIS families from Syria to southern Mosul.
Al-Dubirdani said to Shafaq News Agency, “about 700 individuals of ISIS families will arrive on May 2nd second from the Syria’s Al-Hol camp to Al-Jada camp, south of Mosul,” noting that “this represents a threat to the security and stability of Nineveh Governorate, and we bear the federal government responsibility for that”.
He pointed out that “these families have an extremist ideology and represent a time bomb that threatens security.”
The National Security Adviser, Qassem Al-Araji, had previously warned of the danger of the Syrian Al-Hol camp, describing it as a “time bomb threatening the security of Iraq.”
It is noteworthy that nine trips took place from Al-Hol camp to Iraq during 2017/2018. The number of returnees exceeds 7,000 Iraqi refugees.
Al-Hol camp is one of the largest camps where ISIS families and members in northeastern Syria are living. There are more than 60,000 Syrian citizens and other nationalities living there.
Source: Shafaq News