Baqubah A security operation was launched today to clear the banks of Alwind River in Khanaqin, Diyala Governorate, from ISIS elements.

A security source told the correspondent of the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) that a joint security force from the army and the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) began an operation to clear the two banks of Alwind Basin in the outskirts of Khanaqin, northeast of Baqubah.

He added that the operation aims to inspect the area extending from the North and South Alwind River to the Diyala River, north of Jalawla, which ISIS uses as safe havens to carry out its terrorist operations against civilians.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency