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Attacks in Kirkuk and Diyala provinces; 10 Killed in Iraq

Attacks in Kirkuk and Diyala provinces; 10 Killed in Iraq

2019/04/26 | 13:25

(Hatha al-Youm | Iraq News)- At least 10 people were killed, and eight were wounded

in recent violence:



An attack on a joint checkpoint in Yathrib left three

security personnel dead and another wounded.



Three

federal police were wounded when a bomb exploded in Rashad.



At a Kirkuk transportation center, a bomb wounded two

civilians.



Two

security personnel were wounded when gunmen attacked them during a prisoner

transfer in Baquba. The detainee

was killed in the attack.



Security operations south of Kirkuk in Wadi Shai left

six militants

dead.



Also, the military has been called

in to Basra province after a long-running dispute between Batout and

the Hamadna tribes escalated after an arrest. Witnesses are reporting that

shells, rockets, heavy weaponry and drones are being used in the battle. There

are concerns that some of the combatants are military personnel. Read more by Margaret Griffis









Author: Margaret Griffis





Margaret Griffis is a journalist from Miami Beach, Florida and has

been covering Iraqi casualties for Antiwar.com since 2006.

View all posts by Margaret Griffis















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