Diyala (IraqiNews.com) A local source in Diyala Province revealed that Asayish forces found a booby-trapped flag belonging to the Islamic State in a village northeast of Baqubah, Alsumaria News reported on Wednesday.
The source said, “The Kurdish forces of Asayish discovered a booby-trapped flag, using three explosive devices, belonging to the Islamic State group in the village of Taba Tarma (114 northeast of Baqubah).”
“Security forces removed the flag, after dismantling the improvised explosive devices,” the source added on condition of anonymity.
“The incident raised concerns among the residents of the village, and represented a clear threat message from the Islamic State to them,” the source further explained.
Noteworthy, several areas and villages in Diyala Province suffer from attacks launched by the Islamic State against civilians.