Iraqi Army detains 7 ISIL terrorists across country

TEHRAN, Feb. 02 (MNA) – Following the Iraqi Army operations against ISIL terrorist group in the country, 7 ISIL terrorist forces were arrested on Thursday.

The takfiri terrorists were detained in the Iraqi provinces of Baghdad, Kirkuk, Nineveh, Samarra, and Al Anbar, according to the reports.

All of the detained terrorists were handed over to the judicial system, the reports added.

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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