Civilian wounded in IED explosion northeast of Diyala
Diyala (IraqiNews.com) One civilian was maimed in an improvised bomb (IED) kaboom in northeast of Diyala Ů„overnorate, a local source told AlSumaria News.

"An IED, planted on an agricultural road in northeast of Diyala, went kaboom! early Sunday near a car, leaving the driver injured," the source said. "The victim was taken to hospital for treatment".

The source, speaking on condition of anonymity
... for fear of being murdered...
, added that security forces has opened an investigation into the incident.

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....
has stepped up attacks in Diyala over the past months, tagreting security members, paramilitary groups and civilians.
Posted by: trailing wife 2017-07-17