11 Militants Arrested South of Iraq’s Kirkuk Province


Iraqi security forces in an intensive operation managed to detain 11 terrorist suspects South of Kirkuk province, a source in the Northern province said.

“Soldiers belonging to Kirkuk Emergency Police led by the commander of Kirkuk Police, Brigadier General Khattab Omar, conducted a security operation in the area of al-Asra, resulting in the arrest of 11 suspects,” the source who spoke on condition of anonymity said, Iraqi News reported.

The source also added that some of the detainees did not have residence permissions issued by the security authorities in the province.