Suicide bomber detained in Iraq’s Diyala

TEHRAN, Dec. 24 (MNA) – Iraqi security forces on Saturday identified and arreseted an ISIL terrorist who was going to carry out a suicide attack in Diyala province.

The ISIL terrorist was planning to blow himself up to target a PMU commander.

The terrorist was detained before carrying out his mission.

ISIL, which attacked Iraq on June 7, 2014, and managed to capture about 45% of the country's territory for a short period of time, was defeated in November 2017; However, since then, the remanent members of the terrorist group are still present and operating in Iraq and Syria and carry out terrorist activities from time to time.

Recently, the ISIL group carried out a series of attacks on the areas of Kirkuk, Nineveh, Diyala, and Jalawla suburbs, and east of Saladin. Some security sources reported the existence of ISIL training centers in the Anbar desert in western Iraq and the border with Syria.


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