Five infiltrators from Syria arrested while trying to enter Iraq

  • 22-11-2021, 13:31
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    The security media cell announced Monday the arrest of five infiltrators from Syria while trying to enter Iraq.

    "In order to contribute to the support of the border and in coordination with the Intelligence Division of the 15th Division, the detachments of the Division's reconnaissance battalion and a ground force from the 2nd Infantry Brigade 71 were able to arrest five infiltrators who came from Syrian territory," the cell said in a statement received by INA.

    "The infiltrators were arrested as soon as they crossed the border area," it said, adding that they were "five people of Iraqi nationality who had left Iraq for Syria illegally."
    "Those arrested have been handed over to the relevant authorities to take legal action against them," the statement said.