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Iraq launches military operation to hunt ISIS cells in Baqubah city

A military operation has been launched to chase elements and cells of ISIS terrorist group in the Iraqi Diyala province.

The military operation aims to hunt down ISIS cells in the northeastern areas of Baqubah city, a high ranking local military source said on Thursday.

Iraqi security forces are going ahead with the operation and its results will be announced within the next few hours, said the source.

This military operation comes within the framework of Diyala operations command’s strategy to hunt down ISIS remnants to end the presence of terrorist groups in the area, the source added.