Salahuddin (IraqiNews.com) An official source in Salahuddin Province revealed that four members of al-Hashd al-Ashaeri were killed and nine others were wounded, while three members of the Islamic State were killed in an attack lunched by the group on Jalam al-Daur area, Alsumaria News reported on Wednesday.
The source said, “Members of the Islamic State launched an attack, at dawn today, on Jalam al-Daur area, east of Tikrit, resulting in the killing of four members of al-Hashd al-Ashaeri and three IS militants.”
“The attack was one of three attacks that were launched on Ajil oil field, west of Mutaibaijah and east of al-Daur,” the source explained.
“The attack was foiled after the arrival of reinforcements of the Federal Police and Army Aviation,” the source further added.
The Islamic State group also launched another violent attack on a security checkpoint in the area of Hamrin, east of Salahuddin Province.
Nine security members, mostly of Diyala Police, were killed in the attack, while security forces arrived in the area of incident to start extensive search operations.
Noteworthy, security forces from Diyala province are controlling several areas in Salahuddin, especially the eastern areas.