At least four folks, together with a police officer, were killed and 3 others burned in 2 separate attacks weekday by the Daesh/ISIS terror cluster in Iraq’s jap Diyala governorate.
Habib al-Shimmar, the police officer at the Diyala Security Directorate, told Anadolu Agency that terrorists via remote detonated an explosive planted in an exceedingly road close to Baqubah, the capital of the governorate.
The attack killed three people and injured three others, al-Shimmar aforementioned.
Another explosive was detonated throughout transfer of security forces to the scene of the incident and killed a police officer.
He said security forces launched an operation within the region to capture those responsible.
Late 2017, officers in Bagdad declared that the military presence of Daesh/ISIS in Iraq had been just about destroyed.
But the terrorists still have a presence in rural areas of Anbar, Diyala, Kirkuk, Saladin, and Mosul.
The Iraqi army continues to hold out frequent operations against the cluster in elements of the country.
*Writing by Zehra Nur Duz in Ankara