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Two Iraqi soldiers killed, three wounded in ISIS attack in Saladin governorate

2020-08-06

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SULAIMANI — Two Iraqi soldiers were killed and three others were wounded in an Islamic State (ISIS) attack on the Iraqi Army in Saladin governorate in northern Iraq on Wednesday evening (August 5).

According to a security source, the attack targeted the second regiment in the Commando Brigade of Saladin Operation Command.

ISIS uses the disputed areas as a base of operations to attack civilian and military targets in Nineveh, Saladin, Kirkuk, and Diyala governorates, with the number of attacks increasing during the first half of 2020.

(NRT Digital Media)