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18 ISIS militants arrested in Nineveh

ISIS elements arrested

18 ISIS elements have been arrested in Nineveh province, the Iraqi Interior Ministry declared Friday.

Nineveh police personnel have raided Cairo district of the province and arrested 18 ISIS terrorists, Brigadier Saad Maan, the Interior Ministry spokesman, said.

The operation was carried out upon receiving confirmed  intelligence information, he added, noting that the terrorists were taken to the police station to be interrogated.

Iraqi forces occasionally are carrying out raids and inspections in the liberated areas of Nineveh in search of ISIS terrorists hiding amid civilians.