Anti-Terrorism forces apprehend terrorists in Kirkuk

 Anti-Terrorism forces apprehend terrorists in Kirkuk

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Anti-Terrorism forces apprehend terrorists in Kirkuk
Representational photo.

Kirkuk (IraqiNews) The Anti-Terrorism Directorate announced, on Saturday, arresting two terrorists, who were planning to launch an attack in Kirkuk Province.

The Directorate revealed in a press statement that the 2nd Special Operations Command carried out an operation to arrest two terrorists, who were planning to to launch terrorist attack in Kirkuk Province.

The statement also pointed out that the operation was carried to fulfill the goals of the Anti-Terrorism Directorate, and to dismantle the remaining terrorist networks of the ISIS.

The operation was successful and conducted based on accurate intelligence information, the statement added.

According to Wikipedia, military clashes took place in western Iraq between tribal militias, Iraqi security forces, and the Islamic State group. In early January 2014, IS militants successfully captured the cities of Fallujah and Hīt, bringing much of Anbar Province under their control.

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