Iraqi authorities managed to arrest number of terrorists belong to ISIS, asserting that they were planning to assassinate public figures in Iraq, an intelligence source said on Thursday.
The arrested terrorist elements also planned to kill number of police and army officers in Iraq, the source added.
The terrorists also managed to implant explosive devices, the source added, revealing that intelligence operations enable interior ministry forces to arrest some dangerous terrorists.
He also revealed that the interior ministry's intelligence arrested number of women who were part of a gang involved in kidnappings that recently occurred in Baghdad.
Iraq announced victory over ISIS a year ago.