Baqubah (IraqiNews.com) Member of Diyala Provincial Council Karim Abdullah al-Jabouri, on Monday, announced that forces from al-Hashd al-Ashaeri killed a member of the Islamic State group, near al-Zor area, northeast of Baqubah.
Jabouri said in a press statement that the Islamic State militants attacked a checkpoint belonging to al-Hashd al-Ashaeri, near al-Zor area (45 km northeast of Baqubah).
The security forces repulsed the attack and managed to kill one of the terrorist group’s militants, Jabouri added.
Forces from the Army backed al-Hashd al-Ashaeri during the attack, he further explained.
Noteworthy, al-Zor is one of the most security unstable areas in Diyala, and used be the Islamic State group to launch several attacks.