Shia militias capture ISIS members, seize equipment in Diyala

al-Hashd al-Shaabi forces. File photo.
al-Hashd al-Shaabi forces. File photo.

( Diyala – Al-Hashd al-Shaabi militia announced on Tuesday capturing a number of the Islamic State group’s members during a security operation northeast of Baqubah, in addition to seizing weapons and equipment belong to the group east of the province.

Commander of the 110th brigade, Badr Majid al-Mandalawi said, “This morning, forces from the 1st regiment conducted operations in different areas of al-Saeediyah vicinity, and found a booby-trapped vehicle.”

“The security forces also managed to arrest a number of ISIS members in al-Saeediyah area,” Mandalawi explained. “Large quantities of weapons and equipment were found in the areas of Imam Wes and al-Nada, east of Baqubah,” Mandalawi added.

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