Baghdad Operations announces killing 42 terrorists, dismantling 73 IEDs in Baghdad

Baghdad Operations announces killing 42 terrorists, dismantling 73 IEDs in Baghdad

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Iraqi security forces. Archival photo.
Iraqi security forces. Archival photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – Baghdad Operations Command announced on Monday, that the security forces had managed to kill 42 terrorists and dismantle 73 improvised explosive devices (IEDs) during the last 24 hours in Baghdad province.

The command said in a statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “Security forces belonging to Baghdad Operations continued advancing in the terrorists’ areas, resulting in the death of 42 terrorists and wounding 3 others, in addition to detonating 3 vehicles and dismantling 61 explosive devices in the areas of Albu Shajal, Naimiyah, Karma and Nazim Taqseem in western Baghdad.”

The statement added, “A force from the army’s 22nd brigade was able to dismantle 5 explosive devices in the area of Dawood al-Hasan in northern Baghdad,” pointing out that, “Another force from the army’s 44th brigade was able to seize and dismantle 6 explosive devices, equipment and explosive materials in the area of Saba Qusor in Baghdad, in addition to dismantling an explosive device by the army’s 45 brigade in the area of al-Wehda in southern Baghdad.”

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