The launch of a joint military operation to track the Daesh cells in Al-Waqf Basin north-east of Baquba

Baquba, A joint military operation was launched today to hunt down Daesh cells in the Waqf Basin north-east of Baquba.

Commander of Operations in Diyala Major General Mezher al-Azzawi said that two joint security forces from the Diyala and provincial police operations and under the cover of air carried out a military operation and several axes to track the Daesh cells in the villages of Al-Mukhisa in the Waqf basin northeast of Baquba.

He added that the operation began according to Diyala's strategy of operations to end Daesh activity in the region, noting that the joint security forces arrested two wanted terrorists on charges of terrorism.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency