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Unidentified militants kill volunteer soldier northeast of Baqubah

A volunteer soldiers from the Iraqi Volunteer Forces (better known as al-Hashed al-Sha'bi militia). File photo.
A volunteer soldiers from the Iraqi Volunteer Forces (better known as al-Hashed al-Sha’bi militia). File photo.


(IraqiNews.com) Diyali – A security source in Diyali province said on Thursday, that unidentified gunmen killed an element of al-Hashed al-Sha’bi militia near a village northeast of Baqubah.

The source, who requested anonymity, said in a statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “Today, unidentified gunmen attacked an element of al-Hashed al-Sha’bi [militia] near the village of Bruwana al-Kabira (13 km northeast of Baqubah) and opened their fire against him, resulting in his immediate death,” pointing out that, “A security force cordoned off the area and transferred the dead body to the forensic medicine authority, while opened an investigation into the incident.”


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