Iraqi forces arrest 14 ISIS members in Nineveh, Kirkuk

ERBIL, KRG, Iraq (North Press) – On Wednesday, the Iraqi Security Media Cell announced that it arrested 14 ISIS members in the governorates of Kirkuk and Nineveh.

“The detachments of the Iraqi National Intelligence Service in the Ministry of Interior were able to arrest (terrorists) in Kirkuk,” the Security Media cell stated in two separate statements.

“The detainees are the logistical supporters of ISIS and some of them work as fighters in the areas over which they claim control.”

Moreover, the Security Cell announced that the National Security detachments “arrested 8 members affiliated with ISIS in different areas of Nineveh Governorate.”

The statement indicated that the eight detainees, “worked in security detachments of ISIS, within the so-called areas of Nineveh, Tigris, Saladin and Jazira.”

Their arrest came, according to the statement, based on “accurate intelligence information, after obtaining judicial approvals, and through accurate qualitative operations.”

Reporting by Hassan Haji