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An Iraqi army officer was killed in an armed attack north of Baghdad


Today (Tuesday), an Iraqi security source announced the killing of an officer in an armed attack on Salah al-Din Governorate, north of the capital, Baghdad.


The security source said - in an exclusive statement to the (Iraqi) news channel - that an armed group, believed to be affiliated with ISIS terrorist gangs, attacked the village of Al-Mazarekh in Salah Al-Din Governorate, north of the capital, Baghdad, killing a captain in the Iraqi army on the spot.


The source, who declined to be named, added that "a security force arrived at the scene of this incident and carried out a wide search, in search of the perpetrators and taking all legal measures against them."


Today, Tuesday, two Iraqi soldiers were wounded in an attack by ISIS elements in the Hatra district, south of Mosul. An Iraqi security source said - in a statement carried by the Iraqi News Agency (NINA) - that ISIS elements launched an attack near the Khneifis area of ​​the Hatra district on a security point for the Iraqi army. Injuring two soldiers from the 43rd Brigade of the 20th Infantry Division.


On the other hand, 4 people, including two members of the security forces, were killed in an attack launched by the terrorist organization "ISIS" on a remote village near Makhmour district, south of Mosul, 300 km north of Baghdad, last Saturday.


Saleh al-Jubouri, director of the Qayyarah district near the site of the attack, said that "elements of the remnants of ISIS attacked at about two o'clock a security checkpoint of the Popular Mobilization," noting that four people were killed, including a member of the crowd, an officer and the mayor of the village.


A security source, who asked not to be named, said that the attack, in which light weapons and mortars were used, also wounded 7 people.

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