Iraqi military intelligence forces arrested on Sunday three Islamic State militants during a military operation in Nineveh province.
In a press release, the Iraqi Military Intelligence Directorate said its troops arrested the three terrorists in al Sahaji village, west of Mosul.
The three terrorists, according to the statement, were implicated in several terrorist attacks against Iraqi security forces in Mosul city.
The arrest of the Islamic State militants was based on intelligence information, added the statement.
Iraq declared the collapse of Islamic State’s territorial influence in Iraq in November 2017 with the recapture of Rawa, a city on Anbar’s western borders with Syria, which was the group’s last bastion in Iraq.