[ltr]Tigris Operations Command launched a major military operation to hunt down Daash in Neda basin down to the Hamrin Mountains[/ltr][ltr]
Diyala Iraq-Presse -20 March / March: theleadership of the Tigris Operations announced thelaunch of the largest wide - scale military operation east of Baquba to hunt down sleeper cells linked toal "Daash", stressing that the operation was part of a strategy adopted by the leadership earlier this year.
The commander of the Tigris Operations Lt. Gen. Mezher al - Azzawi told reporters, on Saturday evening, said that " the formations of the Tigris operations of the fifth division and brigade rapid fourth intervention was launched in theimplementation of large - scale military operation within the Neda basin pivots down to the Hamrin Mountains (70 km east of Baquba) within the vast regions of the parties and relevant complex topography. "
He said al - Azzawi , " The operation aimed to track down sleeper cells linked to gangs Daash and its allies and conduct combing operations to secure areas of the existence of any walker or a haven for extremist groups," adding that " the processis conducted in accordance with Majtt it will be the announcement of the results in the coming hours."
He said al - Azzawi that " the operation is the largest of its kind this year and was part of a strategy adopted by the leadership in order to promote stability and cut the road before any attempts to return to extremist guerrilla activity in areas threatened" .anthy (1)