Joint operations collect information concerning the targeting of the Green Zone and the PMF headquarters

Sunday 16th February 2020 - 18:28

Joint operations collect information concerning the targeting of the Green Zone and the PMF headquarters

Baghdad - INA - safe Salami

Today, Sunday, joint operations revealed the opening of an investigation concerning the targeting the Green Zone and the headquarters of the Popular Mobilization with Katyusha rockets at dawn on Sunday.

The spokesman for the joint operations, Major General Tahsin al-Khafaji, told the Iraqi News Agency (INA): "The security and intelligence services have begun investigations, information gathering and security audits regarding targeting the headquarters of the Popular Mobilization and the Green Zone with Katyusha rockets, stressing that" the security forces have a complete vision of what is going on and what is the purpose Of targeting. "

He added that "the terrorist entities seek to create a state of confusion and chaos by targeting the headquarters of the popular crowd and diplomatic missions in Iraq."  He pointed out that "the military leaders are quietly planning and working in cooperation with the political leaders in the country in order to miss the opportunity on the enemies of Iraq who are trying to confuse the situation and mix the cards."

Al-Khafaji explained that "there are plans to prevent terrorist gangs' attempts to target vital areas through the operations of the armed forces, while the second point is to intensify the intelligence and security effort in addition to cooperating with neighboring countries to find out the terrorist network, who finances it and who is behind the gangs," stressing On the importance of the citizen's role in the stability of the country. "

And the Security Media Cell announced, earlier today, Sunday, 4 Katyusha rockets landed in the capital, Baghdad, three of them inside the Green Zone.

A cell statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA) stated that "4 Katyusha rockets landed in the capital Baghdad yesterday night, three of which were inside the Green Zone, while the fourth fell in the PMS’s logistics support headquarters next to the building of the Police College on Palestine Street."