2 people wounded in armed attack against Islamic State family’s house, west of Anbar

An Iraqi Special Forces soldier stands in position in an alley near the frontline as Iraqi forces continue their advance against Islamic State militants in the Old City of Mosul, Iraq, Friday, July 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Anbar ( Two people were wounded in an armed attack that targeted a house of an Islamic State family, in Hit City, west of Ramadi, a source from the police of the province said on Tuesday.

Speaking to BasNews, the source said said “armed militants in a car attacked a house of an Islamic State family, that returned back to the region almost a week ago.”

The attack, according to the source, “left two people injured. They were taken to hospital for treatment.”
Security troops, according to the source, who preferred anonymity, “headed to the accident spot in search for the perpetrators who ran away.

Islamic State continues to launch sporadic attacks across Iraq against troops. Security reports indicate that the militant group still poses threat against stability in the country. The group still has dormant cells, through which it carries out attacks, across Iraq like it used to do before 2014.

Thousands of Islamic State militants as well as Iraqi civilians were killed since the government campaign, backed by paramilitary troops and the coalition was launched in October 2016.
In December, the Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi announced gaining control on all the territories that were captured by Islamic State, since 2014.

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