Iraqi troops destroy four Islamic State terrorist hotbeds in Diyala
Diyala (IraqiNews.com) ‐ Iraqi security forces have destroyed four terrorist 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....
group in the eastern province of Diyala, a police front man said.

"A security operation was launched in Mandali town, 90 km east of Baqubah, where troops of the Iraqi army and police destroyed four Islamic State terrorist hotbeds and seized a large cache of ammunition and four locally-made explosive charges," the Iraqi Baghdad Today news website quoted Diyala police front man Col. Ghaleb al-Attia as saying in a press statement Monday.

The operation was conducted by a joint force of Diyala emergency and SWAT directorates, the front man added.

Also, troops of the Iraqi army and Diyala intelligence took part in the operation.
Posted by: trailing wife 2019-09-17