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Iraqi forces arrest 6 ISIS militants in Kirkuk

Iraqi security forces arrested on Wednesday six members of the ISIS militant group in the oil-rich province of Kirkuk, the security media center said.

“Iraqi troops carried out a successful security operation based on accurate intelligence reports to target IS terrorists in Kirkuk province,” Baghdad Today news website quoted the center as saying in a statement.

According to the statement, the militants were plotting to “carry out terrorist attacks with the aim of undermining the security situation in Kirkuk,” adding that the arrests were made after more than 20 days of close surveillance of the terrorists.

 

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