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2 civilians killed in militant attacks northeast of Baqubah

 2 civilians killed in militant attacks northeast of Baqubah

Archival photo.

Archival photo.
Archival photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Diyali – A local source in Diyali province said on Tuesday, that two civilians had been killed in two separate incidents northeast of Baqubah.

The source, who requested anonymity, said in a statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “This evening, unidentified gunmen opened their fire against an elder man in an orchard near the area of al-Ukhowa east of al-Maqdadeiyah District (35 km northeast of Baqubah), resulting in the immediate death.”

The source added, “This evening, other militants killed a young man near his house in central al-Maqdadeiyah,” noting that, “The two dead bodies were transferred to the forensic medicine authority.”

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