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Iraqi Shiite militias foil IS plot to infiltrate into Salahuddin

Iraqi Shiite militias thwarted on Sunday a plot by IS militants to sneak into Samarra city in Salahuddin province, where they planned to carry out terrorist attacks.

In a statement carried by Alsumaria News TV channel, the Samarra Operations Command of the Shiite Saraya al-Salam said that “it received intelligence information on a plot by IS terrorists to infiltrate into al-Madarat city in Samarra on board six boats.”

The militiamen, according to the statement, opened fire at the IS terrorists and forced them to retreat.

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