Mosul, The commander of Nineveh Operations, Maj. Gen. Najem al-Jubouri announced the arrest of 18 infiltrators in the entire Jazeerah area, southwest of Mosul.
Jubouri told the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) that "the security forces launched large-scale operations in the entire Jazeerah area on the background of information on the infiltration of elements of Daesh."
"The operation ended with the arrest of 18 Daesh militants, including leaders of the organization, who were taken by the forces to the Nineveh operations headquarters," he said.
He added, "The security forces continue to search for Daesh cells in the entire Jazeerah area to maintain the security of Mosul and the safety of it."
Source: National Iraqi News Agency