At least seven people were killed and five were injured in an attack by militants of the Islamic State terrorist group* in a village in the province of Diyala, eastern Iraq, Baghdadtoday news portal reported citing a security source.
“Militants of the ISIS* attacked the village of Mijas in the vicinity of the city Khanakin, as a result of which seven people, including security forces, were killed and five were injured”, – the source said.
According to the source, the attack occurred on Sunday morning.
At the end of 2017, the Iraqi authorities announced victory over the Islamic State* terrorist group banned in the Russian Federation, but the Iraqi army, with the support of the international coalition and militia units, continues to clean up terrorists and identify “sleeping cells” of terrorist groups in individual areas.
* – Terrorist organization banned in Russia.Vandals continue to demolish monuments in the US