Iraq says handed over four women, 27 children suspected of Islamic State ties to Russia: Iraqi local tv

From Reuters - February 22, 2018

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraq has handed over to Russia four women and 27 children suspected of having ties to the Islamic State militant group, local television broadcaster Al-Sumaria quoted the foreign ministry as saying on Thursday.

Iraq has returned to Russia 27 children and 4 women who were tricked into joining Daesh, the ministry spokesman told reporters, using the Arabic acronym for Islamic State.


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