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ISIS top leader, 3 assistants arrested in Hawija

Diyala police command announced on Wednesday the arrest of an ISIS top leader and three of his assistants in the city of Hawija.

In a statement, the police command said that a security force affiliated to Diyala intelligence and combating terrorism department launched a military operation in al-Tabaj region located northeast of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, where the forces have managed to arrest ISIS affiliated terrorist, who was working as the leader of the group's religious police "Al-Hisbah" in Hawija city.


 The military operation was conducted according to precise intelligence, the command said


Security services in Diyala arrested dozens of ISIS leaders and militants, after raids carried out in different areas in the province.

Last Modified: Wednesday، 25 July 2018 03:00 PM