Basra The Basra Operations Command started today the second phase of the search process, searching for wanted persons, and confiscating unlicensed weapons and ammunition.
The Command said in a statement that a force from the 36th Mechanized Brigade and Commandos Brigade of Operations Command arrested 15 wanted persons, as part of search and inspection operations.”
It added, “the security forces confiscated 8 Kalashnikov rifles, an RBK rifle, and light and medium weapons in the areas north and south of Basra.”
The Commander of Basra Operations, Major General Ali Abdul-Hussein Al-Majidi, stressed, during his field visit to the areas of Abu Sakhair and Al-Karma, the need to carry out pre-emptive operations, according to intelligence information, to confiscate unlicensed weapons and arrest those wanted by the judiciary.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency