11 dead in Iraq attack blamed on IS group: security sources

  |  Wednesday, October 27th, 2021 |  5:26 pm

At least 11 people were killed late Tuesday in an attack on a village in eastern Iraq blamed on the Islamic State group, security sources said.

The attack on Al-Rashad in Diyala province left “11 dead and 13 wounded”, a local security source said.

Another said that civilians were among those killed by small arms fire in the village, home to many members of the security services.

The area has been sealed off and reinforcements sent to hunt for the attackers, the first source said.