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ISIS weapons cache seized in Kirkuk

An "Islamic State of Iraq and Syria" (ISIS) cache that contained explosives and military gear has been seized in Kirkuk province, the Iraqi Interior Ministry said Thursday (August 15th).

Federal Police intelligence units seized the underground cache in al-Zakarta village in Kirkuk province, ministry of interior spokesman Maj. Gen. Saad Maan said in a press statement.

The cache contained highly-explosive improvised explosive devices (IEDs) of different sizes, ammunition for machine guns, various military gear and uniforms and communication devices, he said.

"The items were removed, and the cache was backfilled without incident," he said.

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