Tribal fighters repel ISIS attack on joint security posts east of Baqubah

Archival photo.
Archival photo.

( Diyali – Memeber of Diyali Provincial Council Karim al-Jabouri announced on Monday, that the clan fighters had managed to repel an attack by ISIS militants on security posts belonging to the militia of al-Hashed east of Baqubah.

Jabouri said in a statement received by, “al-Hashed in the area of Shurwin (45 km east of Baqubah) had managed to repel an attack by ISIS on several joint security posts near the river of Diyali,” adding that, “al-Hashed had succeeded, in coordination with the army and police forces, to prevent the advance of ISIS towards its security posts, in addition to dismantling two explosive devices that were planted to target the military troops.”

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