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Armed attack on security checkpoint south of Baghdad leaves 3 casualties

Armed attack on security checkpoint south of Baghdad leaves 3 casualties
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Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) A police source revealed that a member of al-Hashd al-Ashaeri was killed and two others were wounded in an armed attack, south of Baghdad, Alsumaria News reported on Thursday.

The source said, “Unidentified armed men launched an attack, using medium weapons, on a checkpoint belonging to al-Hashd al-Ashaeri in al-Yusufiyah area, south of Baghdad, killing a volunteer soldier and wounding two others.”

“Security forces rushed to the area of incident, while ambulances transferred the wounded to a nearby hospital and the body to the forensic medicine department,” the source added on condition of anonymity.

The capital, Baghdad, is witnessing different attacks using booby-trapped vehicles and explosive belts, in addition to separate attacks against civilians and security forces.



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