“Da’ash” closes the headquarters of Diyala province in Hawija and gives its leaders 48 hours to leave
Friday, 2 June
Alsumaria News / Kirkuk
A local source in Kirkuk said on Friday that the “Da’ash” closed the headquarters of the so-called Diyala state in Hawija and gave its leaders 48 hours to leave.
The source said in an interview with Alsumaria News that “the organization of Daash and according to the available security information decided to close the headquarters of what is known as Diyala province in Hawija, southwest of the province and gave its leaders 48 hours to leave.”
The source, who asked not to be named, said that “the decision is urging the opening of new fronts within what is known as the Mtaibijah basin close to the border between Diyala and Salahuddin, which is the first receiving point of infiltrators from Hawija towards the borders of the two provinces.”
The source said that “a supporter in Hawija wants to raise security conditions in the neighboring provinces and find safe havens for its elements, especially with the conclusion of the resolution of the operations of Mosul and the possibility of an early launch of operations Hawija.”
Hawija is the temporary headquarters for the administration of the so-called Diyala and Salahaddin provinces in addition to Kirkuk as the main strongholds of the organization after losing most of its strongholds in the rest of the provinces.