Al-Qaeda band detained in Kirkuk

Security forces in Kirkuk have detained a five-member militant group in southern Kirkuk that has operated under the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) organization – al-Qaeda’s Iraq front. Police said the group have been responsible for scores of armed attacks in southern western areas of Kirkuk “and were planning to attack police and government offices […]

Diyar Samad reports for AKnews:

Security forces in Kirkuk have detained a five-member militant group in southern Kirkuk that has operated under the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) organization – al-Qaeda’s Iraq front.

Police said the group have been responsible for scores of armed attacks in southern western areas of Kirkuk “and were planning to attack police and government offices in Hawija district, 55 km south west of Kirkuk, once again”