Erbil security forces arrest nine suspects of recent terrorist actions
Erbil security office confirms the arrest of nine suspects in connection with the recent explosions happened in Erbil, capital of the Kurdish autonomous region in north of Iraq, and Kirkuk.
Speaking at a press conference, Tariq Nouri, director of Erbil Security Office, said that: “We have promised our people to arrest and punish the terrorists.”
He stated that except arresting the nine terrorists, the security forces seized three cars in last August. He revealed a dangerous information on the next plans of the arrested the terrorists.
Nouri announced that they had plan to explode a high level office of the Kurdistan Democratic Party, KDP, and the politburo HQs of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan in Sulaimani.
He also confirmed that they carried out an explosion in the city of Kirkuk in December.
The security direc- tor expressed his gratitude to the Erbil and Kirkuk security and police forces to cooperate with each other to find the perpetrators of the acts of terror in Kurdistan. He also thanked the security forces of Sulaimani as well.
Answering the questions of the journalists, Nouri said that the security forces of Kurdistan would continue chasing the terrorists and will punish them definitely.
He later introduced the identity of the terrorists through a slide show presentation.