The chief of Iraq's military intelligence agency said Wednesday a six-member terror cell was arrested in Baghdad with suspected of links to the Islamic States.
The military intelligence chief said in a statement the suspected terrorists are from Diyala province and had received training in insurgent tactics in the Baghdad neighborhoods of Rashidiya, and Hossenya in Baghdad.
The statement added that the terrorists confessed to several crimes, especially killing civilians through bombings and improvised explosive devices.
Iraqi intelligence and security have took control of several ISIS weapons caches during the arrests.
On Thursday, Kuwait’s Ministry of Interior announced that its security services had arrested a terrorist cell with suspected links to Islamic State fighters in Mosul in northern Iraq, some 400 km north of Baghdad.
The terrorist cell consisted of five Kuwaitis, one of which has been killed in Iraq, the Kuwaiti statement read.