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Security forces foil attack on al-Hashd al-Ashaeri checkpoint near Baqubah

Security forces foil attack on al-Hashd al-Ashaeri checkpoint near Baqubah
Fighters of al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Units)


Baqubah (IraqiNews.com) A local official in Diyala Province declared, on Saturday, that al-Hashd al-Ashaeri foiled an attack launched by the Islamic State on a security checkpoint, east of Baqubah.

Head of Mansuriya Council, Ragheb al-Anbaki, said in a press statement that the Islamic State group launched an attack on a checkpoint belonging to al-Hashd al-Ashaeri, on the outskirts of Sharwain area, in the vicinity of al- Mansuriya area.

Al-Hashd forces managed to foil the attack, and forced the Islamic State members to flee, Anbaki added.

Noteworthy, security checkpoints in the villages of al- Mansuriya are frequently attacked by the Islamic State militants, and sometimes resulting in casualties.


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