Baghdad The Basra Operations Command announced the launch of large-scale operations in the northern regions of the province.

The Command said in a statement that “large operations were launched in areas north of Basra and the city center, in addition to the areas of Abu al-Khasib, through the 36th Mechanized Brigade, Command Commandos Brigade, and Basra Police Emergency Regiments.”

It added, “The operations resulted in the arrest of a number of wanted persons according to various criminal matters, and the confiscation of light and medium weapons, various ammunitions, and non-original vehicles that did not carry traffic plates.”

It explained, “Good results have been achieved, and we are striving to achieve the best by maintaining the momentum in supporting inspections to limit weapons to the state.”

Source: National Iraqi News Agency