In Northern Iraq found a large stockpile of weapons

© RIA Novosti / Dmitry to Vinogradova in fotomaniak. Archival photoIn Northern Iraq found a large stockpile of weapons© RIA Novosti / Dmitry Vinogradova to the photobank

People’s militia of Iraq have found large stockpiles of weapons and ammunition to the South-East of the liberated city of al-Hawija of Kirkuk in Northern Iraq after more than two months after the liberation of the city from the terrorist group «Islamic state*», reported on the official website of the militia.

According to militia, the soldiers found the weapons during an operation in search of militants in the areas near al-Hawija.

«The forces of the sixteenth brigade of the people’s militia found today during operations in search of rebels large supplies of arms and ammunition in the districts of Aragon and El-Marra district of al-Rashad district of al-Hawija Kirkuk», — said the representative of the militia.

Published by the militia of the photos you can see a large number of rockets, and rifles and ammunition cartridges to them.

The Prime Minister of Iraq Haider al-Abadi, on 9 December announced the victorious conclusion of the war in the country against ISIS*. A major battle against terrorists in 2017 took place in the city of Mosul and in al-Hawija and districts in the West of the country.

The representative of the international coalition led by USA against ISIS* Colonel Ryan Dillon on December 27 stated that about a thousand militants* remain in Syria and Iraq.

*Banned in Russia as a terrorist organization