Basra Operations: /15/ wanted men arrested and unlicensed weapons confiscated

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