Iraqi police arrests 5 civilians belonging to IS in Mosul

Iraqi police arrests 5 civilians belonging to IS in Mosul
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Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) A police officer revealed on Monday, that security forces arrested five civilians, on charges of supporting the Islamic State group, while started to issue permits for people who like to leave the city of Mosul.

Captain Amir Wathiq said in a press statement that police forces arrested five civilians, on charges of supporting to the self-proclaimed Islamic State group, in the liberated areas in central Mosul.

Furthermore, security forces issued permits for people who like to want to leave the city of Mosul, toward Baghdad or Kurdistan Region, Wathiq added.

Nineveh Province is witnessing extensive military operations, after Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced launching an offensive to liberate the western side of the city of Mosul, in addition to capturing the last stronghold of the Islamic State in the city.


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