Iraqi forces uncover weapons cache east of Fallujah
A cache containing 88 improvised explosive devices (IEDs) was found and fully destroyed in al-Karma, east of Fallujah, the Iraqi Ministry of Defence said on Friday (January 4th).
"The army seized an 'Islamic State of Iraq and Syria' (ISIS) weapons and explosives cache in Albu Khanfar in al-Karma," the ministry said in a statement.
"The cache contained 88 IEDs, as well as weapons and various explosives, which were safely destroyed on site by the Iraqi army’s engineering units," it said.
"Search operations are making progress in rural areas thanks to the co-operation of the local population there," the statement said.