Baquba / National Iraqi News Agency / Tigris Operations Command announced the arrest of the mastermind of the bombing of Al-Khalis in Diyala province in July.
Commander of the Tigris Operations Lt. Gen. Mezher al-Azzawi told the reporter of the National Iraqi News Agency / today that a joint security team of the Tigris operations and internal intelligence was able to capture the mastermind of a car bomb at the main entrance of Al-Khalis north of Baquba, which led to the fall of dozens of civilians dead and wounded.
He added that the activation of intelligence work contributed to the arrest of the mastermind, who acknowledged in his coward crime, adding that the operations of the Tigris adopted a joint plan to achieve security and stability in the whole of Diyala.
It is reported that a car bomb driven by a suicide bomber exploded at the entrance of Al-Khalis in last July, killing and wounding more than 50 people, mostly civilians.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency