Iraqi police destroy three Islamic State hotbeds in Diyala
Kirkuk (IraqiNews.com) ‐ The Iraqi Interior Ministry has announced that three hotbeds of the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
terrorist group were destroyed during a security operation in the oil-rich province of Kirkuk.

"Federal police forces, acting on intelligence information, destroyed three Islamic State hideouts in Valley Shaybah in Kirkuk province," Maj. Gen. Saad Maan, the ministry front man, said in a press statement.

"The hideouts contained 15 explosive charges, two magazines and foodstuffs," the statement read.

Kirkuk officials previously urged reinforcing military troops in the south and west of the province, as the region still has Islamic State members who escaped during liberation of Hawija to remote areas.
Posted by: trailing wife 2019-08-20