Iraqi Intelligence arrest 2 Syrians infiltrators west of Mosul

Iraqi Intelligence arrest 2 Syrians infiltrators west of Mosul
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Nineveh (IraqiNews) Iraqi Military Intelligence Directorate announced, on Sunday, arresting two Syrians infiltrators, who sneak into Iraq.

The Directorate revealed in a press statement that security forces arrested two Syrian persons who infiltrated the Iraqi-Syrian borders. They were ambushed in Khazouka-Rabea area, in western Mosul, the statement added.

Moreover, the statement explained that the operation was carried out based on accurate intelligence information.

The arrested infiltrators were transferred to the concerned entities for investigation.

Last March, Three Islamic State terrorists were killed while trying to infiltrate from Syria into the western Iraqi province of Anbar.

The unrest in Syria grew out of discontent with the Syrian government and escalated to an armed conflict after protests called Assad to step down.

Iraq and Syria are part of a coalition which was formed to help and cooperate in collecting information about the Islamic State group.

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