INA – KIRKUK
Joint Operations Command announced on Monday, that a number of security measures were taken after the terrorist incident in Kirkuk.
"The measures included decisions after the terrorist incident that the federal police forces were exposed to earlier on Sunday, on the outskirts of Riyadh district," said the official spokesman for the Joint Ops Command, Major General Tahsin al-Khafaji, to the Iraqi News Agency – INA.
He noted, "The procedures included re-evaluating security plans in areas under activities of terrorist gangs, assessing the position of the security forces and activating the intelligence effort, in addition to the redeployment of security forces in those areas,".
The Chief of Staff of the Army, Abd al-Amir al-Shammari, the Deputy Commander of Joint Ops, Qais al-Muhammadawi, accompanied by the commander of the advanced headquarters, Major General Jabari al-Ta'i, visited the site of the terrorist incident, he pointed out, noting that "a meeting was held with the security leaders in the aforementioned sector, and security measures were taken to pursue the terrorist gangs.”
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