Car bomb explosion kills 4 IS members near Salahuddin

Car bomb explosion kills 4 IS members near Salahuddin
A car bomb explosion. File photo.

Salahuddin ( A local source in Salahuddin Province revealed that four members of the Islamic State group, including an explosives expert, were killed by a car bomb explosion, north of the province, Alsumaria News reported on Monday.

The source said, “Four militants from the Islamic State group were killed in an explosion, while trying to plant explosives in a vehicle, in the outskirts of one of the villages in Sharqat District, north of Salahuddin.”

“The killed militants include the Islamic State’s explosives expert, who was known as al-Masry,” the source added on condition of anonymity.

In March 2, 2017, Governor of Salahuddin Ahmed al-Jabouri called on Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to launch operations to liberate the eastern side of al-Sharqat District, al-Zawiya, al-Fatha and Hawija, as well as eliminating terrorism in the areas of al-Daur, Mutaibija and east of Samarra.

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