Armed attack north of Baghdad, Sahwa militant wounded

Armed attack north of Baghdad, Sahwa militant wounded
Unidentified gunmen during an armed attack. File photo.


Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) A police source declared that a member of Sunni Awakening Movement (Sahwa Militia) had beed wounded in an armed attack, north of Baghdad, Alsumaria News reported on Tuesday.

The source said, “Unidentified gunmen, riding a motorcycle, shot a member of Sahwa Militia, while leaving his house in Sheikh Hamad area in Tarmiya District, north of Baghdad, wounding him with serious injuries.”

“The wounded was transferred to a nearby hospital to receive the needed treatment, while the concerned authorities opened an investigation into the incident,” the source added on condition of anonymity.

Noteworthy, Baghdad is witnessing several attacks, using booby-trapped vehicles and explosive vests, as well as separate attacks against civilians and security forces.


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