Nine Daesh tunnels were discovered in Nineveh in northern Iraq, Iraqi Police Media Center (PMC) announced on Monday.
Security forces affiliated to Nineveh operations command found 12 improvised explosive devices (IED’s) and nine tunnels, one of which was booby-trapped, PMC Chairman Yehia Rasoul said in statements carried by Alsumaria news channel.
The booby-trapped tunnel was destroyed. The forces liquidated 20 terrorists found in another tunnel in Badush village, Rasoul added. In Al Sallam village, 42 IEDs were also found and destroyed.
Moreover, 15 rockets and 21 home-made IEDs were found. Security forces have recently found several tunnels reported to be left behind by Daesh terrorist group in separate areas.