Citizens catch al-Qaeda insurgent red-handed10/08/2012 10:43
GARMIYAN, Aug.10 (AKnews)- Civilians in a district of Diyala province managed to arrest a member of the al-Qaeda insurgent organization when he was trying to implant a bomb.
The man was arrested late Thursday night when he was trying to implant the bomb in Gatun, 6km west of Baquba, said Maj. Gahelb Atiya, spokesperson for Diyala police.
The residents of the area attacked the al-Qaeda member and were able to catch him after he escaped to the lanes in the area and submitted him to police.
The official added yesterday also four other al-Qaeda members were arrested whose mission was distributing disks and statements of the organization.
By Bryar Mohammed