Turkish trucks carrying ISIS oil captured in Iraq

Erbil (ANF) – Sadik Al Hiseni, the head of the security committee in the city of Diyala in Iraq, says they have arrested several Turkish tankers trying to take ISIS oil out of the province of Salahuddin.

Sadik Al Hiseni, the head of the security committee in the city of Diyala, told Sumeria news today that joint security forces comprising Shia militias and Iraqi army forces had stopped several Turkish tanker trucks in the district of Al Zirke that were carrying oil for ISIS from Hamrin and Al Buijil.

The head of the security committee said that after ISIS gangs occupied these districts they: “steal Iraqi oil and use the proceeds to slaughter people and destroy towns and villages.” However, he added that now after the oil wells had been liberated in Salahuddin province, ISIS sources of funding had been severed.

Turkey has been warned previously by regional and international governments regarding ISIS oil trade and smuggling.