Counter-terror forces arrested eight ISIS suspects. Photo: counter-terror directorate/screengrab
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Kurdistan Region’s counter-terror directorate arrested eight ISIS suspects, breaking up a financial network of the militant group, the department announced on Tuesday.
Counter-terror forces carried out a series of raids on October 6 in coordination with the international coalition against ISIS and with judicial approval, read the statement.
In the operation, there were able to “arrest a big network of ISIS financial resources who worked in Iraq and Syria,” they stated.
The force did not disclose the location of the raids, but published body-cam video of the operation.
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