Iraq: PMF thwarts ISIS infiltration in Diyala
As part of its large-scale military operations to pursue ISIS remnants, the Popular Mobilization Forces thwart two attacks in the Diyala Governorate.
Al Mayadeen correspondent in Baghdad reported that the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) thwarted on Thursday night two attacks by ISIS in the Imam Weis area in Diyala, east of the capital, and in the Thiaba area in Diyala Governorate.
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In a statement, the PMF indicated that the intelligence information revealed that ISIS elements intended to infiltrate the Imam Weis area, but failed as a result of the vigilance of the PMF.
It is noteworthy that on April 23, the Iraqi authorities announced the launch of large-scale military operations to pursue ISIS remnants in five provinces in the country.
The Security Media Cell said in a statement that the second phase of the operations has been launched in the governorates of Al-Anbar, Nineveh, and Salah Al-Din to pursue ISIS terrorists.
The Media Cell announced on April 21 that F16 aircraft had targeted an ISIS location, killing four of the terrorist organization's militants.