4 volunteer soldiers killed while dismantling IED in central Karma

Representational file photo.
Representational file photo.


(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – The Leadership of al-Hashd al-Shaabi announced on Saturday, that four of its members were killed in the explosion of a booby-trapped house while trying to dismantle it in the center of al-karma District in eastern Fallujah, pointing out that the security forces managed to dismantle more than 1000 IEDs and 70 booby-trapped houses in the district.

The commander of Karma Brigade, Colonel Jumaa al-Jumaili, said in a statement obtained by Iraqi News, “This morning, a booby-trapped house exploded while a force from al-Hashd al-Shaabi was trying to dismantle the IEDs that were emplaced inside it in the center of Karma District, resulting in the killing of four (4) members of al-Hashd al-Shaabi.”

Jumaili added, “The [ISIS] used complicated methods to booby-trap houses and plant explosive devices in the district,” pointing out that, “The joint security forces managed to dismantle more than 1000 IEDs and 70 [booby-trapped] houses until now.”


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