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Security forces find 20 IED on road to religious shrine near Hillah

Security forces find 20 IED on road to religious shrine near Hilla
Iraqi security forces. File photo.

Babel (IraqiNews.com) A security source in Babel Province revealed that National Security detachments managed to dismantle 20 improvised explosive devices on the road leading to the shrine of Sharifa Bint al-Hassan, southeast of Hillah, Al Mada Press reported on Monday.

The source said, “Detachments of the National Security in Babel managed, this morning, to dismantle 20 improvised explosive devices, emplaced on the road to the shrine of Sharifa Bint al-Hassan (6 km southeast of Hillah.”

“The detachments dismantled the explosive devices without causing any losses, and searched the nearby areas,” the source added on condition of anonymity.

The province of Babel is witnessing a significant stability since the liberation of Jarf al-Nasr area from the Islamic State’s grip.



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