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Iraq
6 paramilitary personnel killed in armed attack against checkpoint in Diyala
2018-02-06
Diyala (IraqiNews.com) Six paramilitary personnel were killed as an armed attack targeted a security checkpoint in northeast of Baquba, a local source from Diyala said on Monday.

Speaking to AlSumaria News, the source said, "group of button men attacked a security checkpoint in al-Hafayer region, south of Hamreen, leaving six personnel of al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces). The attackers escaped to unknown destination," the source told AlSumaria News.

"Security personnel transferred the victims to forensic medicine department. Precautionary measures were taken," the source, who preferred anonymity, added.

Armed attacks are launched every now and then by the remnants of Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
members against some checkpoints in Diyala, however, security services manage to repulse the attacks, inflicting huge losses in lives and equipments against the enemy.
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