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Iraq
Diyala dead and other dudes: soldier and 4 workers kaboomed, Diyala free of foreign turbans
2018-08-29


IS Diyala State free of Arab, foreign militants for first time since 2014
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Diyala (IraqiNews.com) A senior security source from Diyala has said Islamic State’s so-called Diyala State is free of Arab or foreign militants for the first time since 2014.

Speaking to Baghdad Today website, the source said, “All information from the intelligence department on Islamic State cells in Diyala State indicate that no Arab or foreign fighters exist, which is the first time since 2014.”

The absence of Arab and foreign militants in Diyala, according to the source, who preferred anonymity, is due to many reasons, “many of them were killed, while others moved to other places as result of security measures by the Diyala Operations Command.”

Iraqi soldier killed, 4 workers injured in two bomb blasts in Diyala

Diyala (IraqiNews.com) – An Iraqi solider was killed, while four workers were wounded in two bomb blasts in Diyala province on Tuesday, a security source was quoted as saying.

Speaking to Iraqi website Alghad Press, the source said that a bomb blast targeted an army patrol in al-Shohani area between Muqdadiyah and al-Mansouryah districts in northeastern Diyala, leaving an Iraqi soldier killed.

According to the source, the second explosion occurred at a garden in Nofal village on the outskirts of Muqdadiyah. The bomb attack left four workers injured.

“The soldier’s body was moved to the forensic medicine department, while the injured workers were carried into a nearby hospital for treatment,” added the source.
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