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PICTURES | IS Tunnel Packed with Explosives Discovered in Kirkuk

Iraqi federal police on Thursday announced the discovery of a tunnel in Kirkuk where the Islamic State (IS) jihadists had kept a large cache of arms and explosive devices.

The spokesperson for Hawija Police Department told BasNews that the tunnel was discovered during a search operation near Hawija, in southwest of Kirkuk.

He confirmed that multiple Katyusha rounds, rocket launchers, and improvised explosive devices (IED) were seized from the tunnel.

“The explosives were safely destroyed during a controlled detonation,” the spokesperson said. Source