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Iraqi Security Forces Thwart ISIS Infiltration Attempt On Border

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Asharq Al-Awsat

Iraqi Security Forces Thwart ISIS Infiltration Attempt On Border

Baghdad- Asharq Al-Awsat

The Iraqi National Security Forces thwarted an infiltration attempt of ISIS terrorists on the western border with Syria, in Nineveh.

The Security Media Cell issued a statement Monday, announcing that units of the National Security Agency received intelligence information about possible infiltrations in various spots. The intelligence teams set several ambushes and were able to arrest three terrorists, including a Syrian national.

During interrogation, they admitted to being members of the ISIS terrorist organization and that they participated in most of the battles against the Iraqi forces. Based on their confessions, the terrorists were planning to form new military detachments to carry out terrorist operations.

In addition, the intelligence agency announced that it arrested 10 terrorists in Saladin governorate, north of Baghdad.

The agency said in a statement that through continuous monitoring, its units arrested 10 wanted terrorists, in accordance with the provisions of Article 4 of the constitution, for their affiliation with ISIS in separate areas of the governorate.

Read more: https://english.aawsat.com/home/article/2522241/iraqi-security-forces-thwart-isis-infiltration-attempt-border