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Blast near Baquba kills volunteer soldier, wounds 2 others

Representational photo.
Representational photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Diyala – Iraqi media outlets reported on Tuesday, that a member of al-Hashed al-Shaabi militia was killed and two others were wounded in the explosion of an improvised explosive device, northeast of Baqubah.

Alsumaria News stated, “This evening, an improvised explosive device exploded targeting a patrol in the orchards of al-Zour area (35 km northeast of Baqubah), killing a member of al-Hashed al-Shaabi and wounding two others.”

“Joint security detachments started to search the area of incident,” Alsumaria added.

Iraq is witnessing an extraordinary security situation with continuous military operations to liberate the ISIS-held areas.



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