Blast in Sharqat kills, wounds 4 Islamic State members

Blast in Sharqat kills, wounds 4 Islamic State members
Iraqi firefighters distinguish a fire at the scene of a bomb blast.

Salahuddin ( A local source in Salahuddin Province declared that four members of the Islamic State were either killed or wounded in an improvised explosive device blast near a cemetery in Sharqat, Alsumaria News reported on Saturday.

The source said, “An improvised explosive device near a local cemetery in Sharqat, north of Salahuddin, exploded while a detachment belonging to the Islamic State was passing in the area, killing a member of the group and wounding three others.”

“The Islamic State militants arrested a number of the nearby village’s residents, on charges of preparing the blast,” the source added on condition of anonymity.

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