Kirkuk – A security source in Kirkuk province said on Tuesday, that a force from Kirkuk Emergency Police had managed to detain 11 suspects south of the province.

The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said in a statement obtained by, “A force belonging to Kirkuk Emergency Police led by the commander of Kirkuk Police, Brigadier General Khattab Omar, conducted a security operation in the area of al-Asra, resulting in the arrest of 11 suspects.”

The source also added, “Some of the detainees did not have residence permissions issued by the security authorities in the province.”