Armed attack kills, wounds 3 police elements east of Abbara vicinity

Representational file photo.
Representational file photo.


(IraqiNews.com) Diyala – The Head of Abbara Council in Diyala Province Adnan al-Tamimi revealed on Thursday, that three police elements were either killed or wounded in an armed attack launched by ISIS members east of the vicinity.

Tamimi said in a brief statement received by IraqiNews.com, “Today, ISIS members launched an armed attack on a police checkpoint in the vicinity of Zaghniya village (5 km east of Abbara vicinity and 15 km northeast of Baqubah), killing a policeman and wounding two others.”

Tamimi added, “The courageous police elements foiled ISIS attack on the village.”


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