Iraqi army destroys al-Qaeda camp near Syrian border

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The Iraqi army destroyed an al-Qaeda camp in a pre-emptive operation carried out near the Iraqi-Syrian border, the Iraqi Ministry of Defence said Monday (December 10th).

"Ground military units and helicopters, supported by local police forces in Ninawa province, launched a surprise military operation Saturday and Sunday in al-Jazeera, west of Ninawa, near the international border with Syria," Iraqi Ministry of Defence spokesperson Col. Dhia al-Wakeel told Al-Shorfa.

"The operation revealed an al-Qaeda training camp located between valleys in the heart of al-Jazeera desert and featuring a plant for booby trapping cars and making improvised explosive devices (IEDs)," he added.

The army destroyed the camp, disposed of all explosives and seized four car bombs, al-Wakeel said.

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    ابو محمد

    2012-12-12

    I swear by God, the immoral Jews are more honorable, more honest and purer than al-Qaeda organization that filled the earth with killing, sabotage, blood and destruction. The whole world, whether Muslims or non-Muslims, is not safe from their evil. We seek refuge in God from them even before Satan who is their consort and guide in everything they do. We pray to God Almighty to defeat them, seize them with a seizure of One Exalted in Might and Perfect in Ability and save the world from their evil. He is the Almighty, and this is obvious in every Muslim who hates the acts they do which ruin and undermine Islam. Peace be upon you.