Security forces dismantle IS explosives factory in Kirkuk

Security forces dismantle IS explosives factory in Kirkuk
Military Bomb Squad in Iraq.

Kirkuk (IraqiNews) An official source informed, on Sunday, that security forces discovered 10 explosive devices, inside a hideout belonging to the Islamic State group, in Domez area, in Kirkuk.

In a press statement, the source said that al-Hashd al-Shaabi troops (paramilitary forces) found 10 bombs inside a hideout in Domez area, in Kirkuk Province.

He further explained that the hideout belongs to the Islamic State group.
The source added, on condition of anonymity, that the Bomb Squad is on its way to the area of incident to dismantle or detonate the bombs.

It is noteworthy that the Islamic State group launched a suicide attack on the city of Kirkuk in October 2016, less than a week after the beginning of the Battle of Mosul that was launched by Iraqi security forces and allies.

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