IS suicide bomber attacks Iraqi army outpost, kills two

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Read: 562     14:25     22 August 2019    

An Islamic State (IS) militant with explosive belt attacked an outpost of the Iraqi army in Diyala province on Thursday, killing at least two soldiers.


The jihadist blew himself up outside the outpost in Qaratappa, near Khanaqin district of Diyala province, a local police office told BasNews.

At least two other Iraqi soldiers were injured during the attack. They have been rushed to a hospital for medical treatment.

Several other IS militants engaged the Iraqi forces after the suicide attack, but they fled the scene soon.

The source told BasNews that preliminary investigations demonstrate that an unknown number of the jihadists were injured during the fire exchange.



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IS suicide bomber attacks Iraqi army outpost, kills two

2019/08/90c26b109c2a7e3e081ba83ff7a99836_L-1566464523.jpg
Read: 563     14:25     22 August 2019    

An Islamic State (IS) militant with explosive belt attacked an outpost of the Iraqi army in Diyala province on Thursday, killing at least two soldiers.


The jihadist blew himself up outside the outpost in Qaratappa, near Khanaqin district of Diyala province, a local police office told BasNews.

At least two other Iraqi soldiers were injured during the attack. They have been rushed to a hospital for medical treatment.

Several other IS militants engaged the Iraqi forces after the suicide attack, but they fled the scene soon.

The source told BasNews that preliminary investigations demonstrate that an unknown number of the jihadists were injured during the fire exchange.



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