Explosive devices, rockets and various weapons were found in a number of villages in Kirkuk

Baghdad, The federal police found explosive devices, rockets and mortar rounds and caches, weapons and various ammunition in a number of villages in Kirkuk.

The Spokesman of the Center for Security Information Brigadier Yehia Rasool said in a statement that "the federal police forces within the province of Kirkuk carried out a search and inspections operation in several villages, and resulted in the destruction of two explosive devices left by Daesh, while the security forces found 3 other bombs and 14 AK-47 and 4 hunting rifles, and arrested 9 suspects and destroyed two caches and found a hideout of weapons in the vicinity of the village of Najatiyah contains two explosive belts and 7 120 mm mortars, 1500 rounds of 12.7 mm ammunition and 3 rails for detonation and a tunnel in the area of Qush Qay, two vehicles and five Austrian shells in the village of Sayed Khalaf. "

He added that "the federal police forces carried out the search of several villages and resulted in the finding of 6 Kalashnikov rifles and 8 hunting rifles and missile launcher, 4 rocket launchers and 3 launchers and the total area of 550 square kilometers was inspected."

Source: National Iraqi News Agency