ERBIL— Some 16 employees from Nineveh Municipality Directorate have been arrested for suspected links with the Islamic State (IS).
Capt. Amir Wasiq, from Nineveh police service, told BasNews on Sunday that police has confirmed information about the complicity of the arrested people in Mosul with the IS.
The people are now under investigation by police, he added.
Mosul, the center of Nineveh province, was recently freed after being under IS control for nearly three years.