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IED kills, wounds 5 family members while trying to flee from ISIS northwest of Kirkuk

Paramedics transfer the bodies of a bomb blast victims. Archival photo.
Paramedics transfer the bodies of a bomb blast victims. Archival photo.


(IraqiNews.com) Kirkuk – On Monday, a security source in Kirkuk Province revealed, that five family members were either killed or wounded in a bomb blast while they were trying to flee from the areas controlled by ISIS northwest of Kirkuk.

According to information shared by the source, and obtained by Iraqi News, “This morning, an improvised explosive device exploded near al-Dibs District (55 km northwest of Kirkuk), while a family of five people was fleeing from the area controlled by ISIS to the areas ocontrolled by Peshmerga [forces], killing one person and wounding four others.”

The information added, “The wounded were transferred to a nearby hospital to receive medical treatment,” pointing out that, “ISIS planted a number of IEDs in different areas to prevent the families from leaving to the areas controlled by Peshmerga forces.”


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