Diyala dead dudes: 2 kabooms defused, another kills seven Shiite paramilitaries. a third gets a garage, Kanaan city mortared

Iraqi security defuse two explosive charges in Diyala

Diyala (IraqiNews.com) – Iraqi security forces on Sunday defused two explosive charges in Diyala province as the country still faces growing bomb threats probably by the dormant Islamic State cells.

“The security forces were able to find two plastic containers full of the explosive TNT during a search operation in Diyala,” Alghad Press quoted the Diyala police directorate as saying in a press statement.

The two explosive charges were remotely detonated, with no casualties reported, the statement read.

Bomb explosion kills seven PMF personnel in Diyala

Diyala (Iraqinews.com) – Seven personnel of the paramilitary Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) were killed Sunday when a bomb hit their patrol in Diyala province.

“A bus carrying personnel of the 20th brigade of the Popular Mobilization Forces was hit by a roadside bomb in eastern Diyala, leaving seven fighters killed,” Alsumaria News quoted the Shia-led paramilitary force as saying in a press statement.

“The explosion also left 26 other fighters wounded,” the statement read, adding that the terrorist attack will not affect their determination to eliminate remnants of the Islamic State militant group.

2 bombs explode inside Muqdadiyah Police Chief’s garage in Diyala

Diyala (IraqiNews) A security source informed, on Tuesday, that two bombs exploded inside the garage of Muqdadiyah Police Chief’s house, in Diyala Province. No casualties were reported.

The source said in a press statement that two explosive devices, emplaced inside the garage of Muqdadiyah Police Chief’s house, in Sariha area, exploded.

No human losses were reported, the source added on condition of anonymity.

The city has a mixed population, with Arabs forming the majority. Other inhabitants are the Kurds and Turkomans. In 1960s and 1970s, the Shia Kurds constituted the majority of the city’s population, followed by the Shia Turkomans.

13 mortar shells fall on Kanaan City in Diyala Province

Diyala (IraqiNews) The Security Media Cell announced, on Thursday, that 13 mortar shells fell, south of Kanaan City, in Diyala Province. It also indicated that a woman was injured due to the attack.

The Cell said in a press statement, “Security forces from Diyala Operations Command are searching for the perpetrators who fired the shells.”

The initial information revealed that the shells that fell on Kanaan city injured a woman, the statement added.

Earlier this year, the Islamic State group launched a number of attacks in Diyala Province. The attacks stirred concerns among the local population in the province.

However, tribal officials in the province vowed to stand with security forces in routing the group’s remnants.

it is noteworthy that the terror attacks were concentrated in areas in al-Waqf basin, Abu Saida and Khanaqin, including Mukhaisa, Abu Khanazeer, Abu Karma, Jalabi and Shaykhi.
Posted by: trailing wife 2019-05-24