Senior ISIS Leader Detained by Iraqi Forces in Kirkuk

Senior ISIS Leader Detained by Iraqi Forces in Kirkuk
Wed Mar 30, 2016 09:51:34

The Iraqi security forces have arrested a senior ISIS leader that was involved in the killing of two of his brothers southwest of Kirkuk province, an informed source in Kirkuk Police said on Tuesday.

The source said, “Our forces managed to arrest one of the ISIS members from the village of Yengejeh in the district of al-Tuz (110 km south of Kirkuk),” explaining that, “The detainee was involved in detonating five car bombs in the district of al-Tuz and planting dozens of car bombs on the road between Tikrit and Tuz District,” adding that, “[The detainee] admitted participating in the battles against the Peshmerga and al-Hashed al-Sha’bi troops in al-Tuz and Kirkuk.”

The source also added, “The arrest took place after careful follow-up and collection of accurate intelligence information,” pointing out that, “The detainee was involved in the killing of two of his brothers in Hawija southwest of Kirkuk,” IraqiNews reported.

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