Four Iraqi Soldiers Killed in Kirkuk Blast

Four Iraqi soldiers were killed in a bomb explosion on Monday in northern Kirkuk province, just yet another deadly attack within a week as last Friday 11 Iraqi soldiers were killed in Islamic State (IS) attacks on their army post in Baghdad, the capital city.

Four members of the Iraqi army were also wounded in the blast caused by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) attached to their military vehicle in Kirkuk governorate, Al-Sumaria reported.

The blast occurred near the village of Albushahab in Wadi al-Shay, the outlet said, adding that the targeted soldiers were from the Eighth Division Reconnaissance Battalion of the Iraqi army.

The Monday’s attack was the second by Islamic State (IS) terrorists after a number of IS fighters stormed a military base in Baghdad and killed 11 soldiers.

Despite the Iraqi government in 2014 had claimed victory against the IS group, but apparently the group is remerging around the country, especially in areas between Kirkuk, Saladin, and Diyala.


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