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Security forces seize explosives workshop supplying ISIS in Diyali

Representational file photo.
Representational file photo.


(IraqiNews.com) Diyali – A local official in Diyali province said Tuesday, that the security forces seized a workshop for manufacturing explosive devices in fields northeast of Baqubah, stressing that the workshop was providing ISIS with explosives in seven areas inside the province.

The head of Abi Saida District, Harith al-Rubaie, stated for IraqiNews.com, “The joint security forces seized in the agricultural fields surrounding Mukhisa village (6 km east of Abu Saida) a workshop for manufacturing IEDs, which produces 150 packets per month,” noting that, “The workshop contains large quantities of raw materials for the manufacture of explosives.”

Rubaie added, “The workshop has been supplying ISIS cells in seven regions within Diyali province with explosives, including the outskirts of Baqubah,” pointing out that “The seizure of the workshop will reduce the size of the breaches in several areas in Diyali province.”


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