Baghdad The Ministry of Defense announced the arrest of 12 wanted men and the discovery of weapons and ammunition in Basra.
The Ministry stated in a statement that a force from the Ninth Armored Division managed, during the implementation of a duty within the Basra Operations Sector, to arrest (12) wanted persons according to various legal articles.
It added that they found a BKC machine gun, (10) BKC gear tapes, a quantity of various materiel, (10) Kalashnikov rifle magazines, and (3) pouches.
It indicated that the arrest of the three criminals who were stealing the seismic company’s cables, and finding the cables in large quantities.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency