The Iraqi army reveals the number of ISIS terrorists inside the country

22 September, 2022
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The Iraqi army reveals the number of ISIS terrorists inside the country

The spokesman for the Joint Operations Command in Iraq, Major General Tahsin al-Khafaji, said that the number of ISIS terrorist elements in the country has become "very few."


Al-Khafaji said, in a statement today, Thursday, that "the number of ISIS terrorist elements in Iraq is very few, amounting to less than 1,000 elements, most of whom are local," according to the Iraqi News Agency, "conscious."


“These elements are spread over four or five subdivisions,” he added.


The military official confirmed that "the Joint Operations Command has taken important measures to control the borders," and that it is "prepared for any emergency that occurs on the borders."


 "Work is continuing to control and secure the Iraqi-Syrian borders," Al-Khafaji explained, "there is a strengthening of the defensive lines on the border with Syria, where two defensive lines have been established: the first is represented by the border guards, and the second is represented by the Iraqi army, in addition to concrete barriers and watchtowers." he noted.


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