IS kills 11 in Iraq attack
Published: 12:26 PM, 27 October 2021
At least 11 people were killed in an IS attack in Baghdad, Iraq. At least 15 people were injured in the incident.
The attack took place at Al-Rashad village in Diyala province on Tuesday afternoon.
According to AP. citing the local sources, the IS militants first abducted two on Tuesday and demanded ransom from the villagers, however, the villagers refused to pay, later, the IS militants shot dead 11 people and wounded 15
Iraqi police say militants have used several vehicles and semi-automatic rifles in attacks on civilians.
It is to be mentioned that IS occupied a large area in Iraq in 2014. However, after 2017, their power gradually became limited. They now work primarily through sleeper cells. They occasionally attack security forces, power plants and other infrastructures.