Army officer shot dead near Baqubah

Representational file photo.
Representational file photo.

( Diyali – Security officials in Diyali province on Monday informed that an army officer was killed during a militant attack in northeast of Baqubah.

In an official statement, a copy of which was obtained by Iraqi News, it was stated, “This evening, unidentified militants open fired at an army officer near Dur al-Aman (3 km east of al-Maqdadeiya). The officer was killed on the spot.”

“Security forces blockaded the area of the incident and transferred the dead to the forensic lab,” added the statement.

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