Police discovered a workshop used for making car bombs and arrested three suspected al-Qaeda members in a security operation in Abu Ghraib, Iraqi police said Saturday (July 14th).
Col. Sabah al-Falahi, the Abu Ghraib police chief, told Al-Shorfa a security force raided a two-story commercial building in Abu Ghraib after receiving information that the suspects were inside.
Police discovered three car bombs, including two set to be detonated by a remote control device and one by a suicide bomber. The officers immediately disarmed the car bombs, he said.
Police also closed the workshop, seized all its machines and opened an investigation to identify the planned targets of the car bombs, al-Falahi said.