The Office of the Commander in Chief announces that it has thwarted an attempt to bring 61 vials into Tahrir intended to be Molotov cocktails

285 Sweeteners 2020/10/25 17:45

Baghdad Today _ Follow up 

The spokesman for the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Major General Yahya Rasool, announced today, Sunday, the arrest of a juvenile born in 2004 carrying 61 bottles intended to be incendiary cartridges to target the security forces present in and around the square, he said.

Major General Yahya Rasool said, in a televised interview that she followed (Baghdad Today), that “the security forces have designated Tahrir Square for demonstrations, and we are not responsible for the presence of demonstrators anywhere else, and that is why the security forces tried to disperse a gathering of protesters in the Alawi area within the legal roads. The forces were targeted.” With stones. ”

Rasul added: “We have several lines and filters for inspection, and we have arrested a number of people carrying white weapons, in addition to the arrest of a juvenile born in 2004 who was carrying 61 bottles intended to be a burning convoluted, he intended to enter it into Tahrir Square for the purpose of targeting the security forces and creating a gap.” Between the demonstrators and the forces. ”

Earlier in the day, the spokesman for the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, Major General Yahya Rasool, confirmed that there had been a grenade attack targeting the security forces in central Baghdad.

Major General Rasoul said, in a statement received (Baghdad today), that “the capital Baghdad witnessed demonstrations this morning to commemorate the twenty-fifth of October, and the achievements that were accompanied by it, which are due to the peaceful demonstrators.”

He added, “The demonstrators continued their activities on this anniversary, while the security forces were carrying out their duties to protect them. However, with great regret, a group affiliated with the demonstrators threw grenades at the security forces in charge of securing the demonstrations, which resulted in the injury of two officers and 30 members of an emergency regiment.” The second”.

He pointed out, “The group continues to throw the security services at the Al-Tawaf channels at the Al-Jumhuriya and Al-Sin bridges in Baghdad, while the security forces carrying out the duty to protect the demonstrators continue to abide by the instructions and to maintain high restraint despite their abuses, and this matter is unacceptable because it transgresses the law.” Our security forces are in the performance of their professional duty to maintain security and protect public and private facilities. ”

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