Iraqi Forces Seize One Tone of Explosive Materials from IS: Statement
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Iraqi Forces Seize One Tone of Explosive Materials from IS: Statement

ERBIL — Iraqi security forces seized one tone of explosive materials in an Islamic State (IS) hideout near capital Baghdad, country’s security said on Tuesday.

The large load of explosives was found in an undisclosed area in western Baghdad, War Media Cell said in a statement.

Explosive experts removed the materials to be demolished safely later, the statement added, without mentioning if anyone was arrested in connection with the materials.

According to the War Media Cell, IS was planning to use the explosives to make car bombs and IEDs for attacks in Baghdad.