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Bomb blast kills 15 persons while fleeing east of Tikrit

Bomb blast kills 15 persons while fleeing east of Tikrit
Bomb blast. Representational photo.


Salahuddin (IraqiNews.com) A police source in Salahuddin revealed that 15 displaced persons, including children, were killed in a bomb blast in the area of Hamrin Mountains, east of Tikrit, Al Mada Press reported on Monday.

The source said, “Today, a bomb exploded targeting a number of displaced families from the city of Hawija to al-Alm area through Hamrin Mountains, east of Tikrit.”

“The blast killed 15 persons, including seven children and four women, while trying to flee the IS-held areas in Hawija,” the source added on condition of anonymity.


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