Two “dangerous” networks of ISIS arrested in Sulaymaniyah and Chamchamal

Baghdad  The Agency for Protection and Information in the Kurdistan Region announced the arrest of eight “terrorists” from ISIS during three operations carried out on the 13th, 23rd and 25th of this July, who were intending to carry out bombings in the Kurdistan region.

The Agency said in a statement that the operations were carried out in the city of Sulaymaniyah and Chamchamal district, and the detainees were referred to the judiciary.

The statement pointed out that the arrest of ISIS elements came after “gathering accurate intelligence information and obtaining full evidence,” noting that “one of the groups was a sleeper cell and the second was preparing to carry out bombings in the Kurdistan region.”

It explained that the detainees in Chamchamal are Ali Muhammad Ali, nicknamed “Abu Anas”, who held the position of security emir for ISIS in the Wilayat of Mosul, and after regaining control of Nineveh Governorate, he moved between the Syrian Raqqa, Fallujah, Al-Jazeera and Kirkuk, and continued to launch terrorist acts against the people of Syria and Iraq, and Abu Anas intended to carry out a terrorist operation in the Kurdistan Region through bombings.

The second, Muhammad Hussein Muhammad, was working in the manufacture of explosive devices, and he had full experience in carrying out terrorist operations by means of explosives and explosions against citizens and security forces, and he was involved in car bombs and their detonation.

The third, Juma’a Jassim Muhammad, one of the dangerous terrorists in ISIS within the Chamchamal network, and he was part of the Inghamiseen Brigade, and he intended to carry out a terrorist operation in the Kurdistan Region, with Abu Anas and Muhammad Hussein.

The fourth, Ahmed Omar Zaidan, known as “Abu Hamoudi”, the legal official in the Chamchamal cell, and he was previously the legal official of ISIS in Hamdaniya during the organization’s control of the district.

The fifth defendant, Abdel Karim Ahmed Omar, is an experienced militant in the organization and has experience in sniping.

The sixth, Firas Ajaj, an experienced militant in the organization and participated in the implementation of many terrorist crimes against Iraqi citizens and security forces.

It explained that the arrested network on the 13th and 23rd in Sulaymaniyah are: Raad Salim Ahmed, the military emir of ISIS, and the emir of the Zakat Court, and two of his brothers had previously blew themselves up by order of ISIS, targeting the Iraqi security forces.

The second, Omar Jassim Muhammad, is a member of a sleeper cell of ISIS from Sulaymaniyah, and has previously participated in the implementation of many terrorist acts in other areas of Iraq.

 

Source: National Iraqi News Agency