(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
A soldier and a civilian were killed and four people wounded on
Saturday in two attacks by militants of the Islamic State (IS)
militant group in northern and central Iraq, security sources said,
Trend reports citing
In the northern province of Nineveh, a soldier was killed and
two others wounded when a roadside bomb, believed to be planted by
IS militants, went off near an Iranian security unit outside a
village near the town of Tal Afar, some 70 km west of the
provincial capital Mosul, an army officer told Xinhua on condition
The source said the attack took place when the troops were
hunting down IS militants in the area.
In a separate incident, a civilian was killed and two others
wounded when a roadside bomb, reportedly planted by IS militants,
exploded in a village in the Tarmiyah area, some 30 km north of the
capital Baghdad, Ihsan al-Rubaie from the Baghdad police told
Iraqi security forces have been fighting IS militants over the
past months to crack down on their intensified activities.
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