A large-scale security operation launched to hunt down Daesh cells northern Babylon

Hilla/ - The Babylon Operations Command announced on Saturday the launch of a broad security operation north of the province to pursue Daesh sleeper cells that may pose a threat to the safety and security of Babylon and Baghdad during the holy month of Ramadan.

Commander of Babylon Operations Brigadier General Riyad al-Khikani told the correspondent of the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) that the operation comes simultaneously with the advent of the month of Ramadan after receiving information on the targeting of Babylon and Baghdad by car bombs from these areas."

He added that the security plan for the month of Ramadan this year will be implemented, without the participation of factions belonging to the popular crowd, because of the existing security forces and intelligence are sufficient to fill the space on the ground ."

Source: National Iraqi News Agency