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Iraqi Interior Ministry seizes explosive devices, rockets in Kirkuk

Iraqi Interior Ministry announced on Sunday that a big number of explosive devices and rockets were seized during a security operation in Kirkuk aimed to pursue ISIS fugitive terrorists.

In a statement, of which, The Baghdad Post received a copy, Iraqi forces managed to seize an ISIS hideout, including weapons depot, rockets and explosive devises in Kirkuk.

The statement added that, acting on intelligence information, troops of the Iraqi Interior Ministry of the 13 Brigade Federal Police managed to defuse the explosive devices in Kirkuk.
Iraqi forces continue to search, cleanse and pursue ISIS remnants across the country to ensure that the organization and its fleeing elements do not re-emerge.

In December 2017, Iraq announced the liberation of its entire territory from ISIS after nearly three and a half years of clashes with the terrorist organization that occupied nearly a third of the country. s.