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Iraqi forces foil rocket attack near Kairouan

The Iraqi security forces
The Iraqi security forces managed to foil a rocket attack targeting Kairouan area, west of Mosul city on Saturday.

Joint security forces carried out an operation at several villages in Kairouan, during which they dismantled hundreds of military explosives that were left by Daesh terrorist group, MENA reported on Satuday.

Forty mortar shells were also found during the operation along with two rockets, the channel added.

For his part, Miqdadiyah Local Council Chief Adnan al-Tamimi said that seven mortar shells landed on various parts of Diyala province, calling for launching urgent investigation into the attack.