Iraqi police discover al-Qaeda media centre

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The Ninawa provincial police announced on Wednesday (December 12th) it uncovered an al-Qaeda "media centre" and arrested five people during a security operation in al-Sahel al-Ayman, western Mosul.

Security forces found more than 1,600 CDs with footage of armed operations carried out against civilians and military personnel, as well as "CDs inciting violence," said federal police commander in Ninawa province Maj. Gen. Mahdi al-Gharrawi.

Police also found "important information on al-Qaeda elements and different phone numbers" in the centre, he told Al-Shorfa.

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