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Mortar shell kills policeman near Alas oil fields, Salahuddin

Mortar shell kills policeman near Alas oil fields, Salahuddin
Mortar Shell. File photo.

Salahuddin (IraqiNews.com) An official source in Salahuddin Province revealed that a policeman was killed by a mortar shell near Alas oil fields, east of the province, Alsumaria News Reported on Wednesday.

The source said, “A mortar shell fell, this morning, near Alas oil fields, east of Salahuddin Province, killing a Federal Policeman.”

“The shell was fired from Islamic State-held areas in the province,” the source added on condition of anonymity.

According to al-Hashd al-Shaabi’s leader, Udai al-Khedran, Alas is one of the largest oil fields located east of Salahuddin, and the Islamic state group is still controlling large parts of it.



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