ISIS launches mortar attack at Sharqat intersection, ten casualties

Archival photo.
Archival photo.

( Salahuddin – The Displacement and Migration Directorate in Salahuddin announced on Wednesday, two persons were killed and eight others injured when mortar shells were targeted on them by ISIS as they were trying to flee from al-Sharqat.

The Head of Displacement and Migration directorate in Salahuddin Fazee’ al-Shameri, in a statement issued to the media, said, “ISIS launched a mortar attack at al-Sharqat intersection in Telul al-Baj, killing two persons and injuring eight others. The deceased and the injured were trying to escape al-Sharqat and were making there way to Baiji.”

“The [Displacement and Migration] directorate is waiting for the arrival of 400 displaced families from Telul al-Baj in the displaced complex in Baiji,” Shamri added.

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