Four ISIS members were apprehended and arrested as security troops managed to thwart an infiltration attempt by the militants, south of Mosul.
In a statement, the military intelligence department said troops managed to foil an attempt by ISIS members to infiltrate through the river into Al-Abd village, north of Hammam al-Alil in Mosul.
An ambush was set, according to the statement. Two militants were killed, while two others were arrested. The militants’ boat, loaded with weapons, was seized.