March 26, 2010 - 11:01:42
WASSIT / Aswat al-Iraq: Security authorities in Wassit have started adopting tight security measures as of today until forming the new Iraqi government, a security source said on Friday.

“Wassit witnessed today a security alert preparing for announcing the parliamentary elections’ results at 7:00 pm on Friday (March 26),” the source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.

“The Wassit Operations Command has prepared a tight security plan using defence and interior ministries’ personnel,” he explained.

Kut, the capital of Wassit, is 180 km southeast of Baghdad.