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Islamic State abducts 4 tribal soldiers northeast of Baqubah

Islamic State abducts 4 tribal soldiers northeast of Baqubah
Islamic State’s members in Mosul. File Photo

Baqubah (IraqiNews.com) A local source in Diyala Province informed that the Islamic State militants abducted four members of al-Hashd al-Ashaeri, northeast of Baqubah, Al Sharqiyah News reported on Tuesday.

The source said, “Today, members of the Islamic State group raided a house belonging to a civilian in Jabour Village, near the areas of Hamrin and al-Saadiyah to abduct him, but they did not find him.”

Google Maps view of the city of Baqubah (highlighted in red), in Diyala Province.

The militants then attacked a checkpoint belonging to al-Hashd al-Ashaeri, abducted four of its members and transfer them to an unknown destination, the source added.

Furthermore, the source explained that security forces arrived in the area of incident, and imposed strict procedures to search for the Islamic State militants and free the abductees.



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