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Joint security forces destroy IS hideout in Hamrin Mountains

Joint security forces destroy IS hideout in Hamrin Mountains
Iraqi security forces. File photo.

Diyala (IraqiNews.com) Al-Hashd al-Shaabi militia announced on Tuesday, that joint security forces destroyed a hideout of the Islamic State, as well as discovering a warehouse containing food materials in the areas of Hamrin Mountains, north of Baqubah.

Commander of the 24th brigade of Badr Organization, Ziad al-Tamimi said in a press statement, “Forces from the 24th brigade, in coordination with the armored regiment of the 5th brigade, conducted an extensive security operation in the areas of Hamrin Mountains and the gas station, north of Baqubah.”

“The security operation resulted in the destruction of a hideout belonging to the Islamic State in the area,” Tamimi explained.

“A warehouse containing food materials belonging to the Islamic State was discovered in the areas of Hamrin Mountains during the security operation,” Tamimi further added.

The Islamic State, and its allied armed groups such as Naqshbandi Army, imposed their control over Diyala Province, after taking over the cities of Mosul and Tikrit in June 10, 2014.



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