Iraq: Rapid response squad foiled targeting mourners on Ashura

The Rapid action force stated the foiling of an attempt to target visitors in Ashura in Essaouira district, north of Wasit province.

An attempt to target visitors in Ashura in Al-Essaouira district in northern Wasit province has been foiled.

It said in a statement that the second regiment, the 1st Brigade, rapid reaction squad managed to seize a large pile of bombing equipment in the district of Essaouira, indicating that the pile was transferred from the district of Madain trying to target the visitors of Imam Hussein on Ashura.

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