12 killed in ISIS attacks in Iraq
Iraqi authorities have announced the death and injury of civilians in an armed attack by ISIS in Kirkuk and Diyala province.
On Tuesday, the Iraqi authorities announced the martyrdom of 12 civilians and the wounding of others in an armed missile attack by ISIS in the provinces of Kirkuk and Diyala.
In a statement, the security media cell stated that ISIS gangs targeted innocent farmers in the village of Sami Al-Asi in Kirkuk, opening fire on them during the wheat harvest, which resulted in the killing of 6 civilians.
The attack resulted in the burning of a harvester, three vehicles, and an area of crops.
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In Diyala, a security source stated that six civilians had been killed in a mortar attack targeting residential areas in the north of the province.
Iraqi President Barham Salih condemned the attacks and called them cowardly terror attacks.
Salih Tweeted that the cowardly attacks are despicable attempts to strike the security and stability of Iraqi citizens and Iraqi security forces and a reminder of the danger of terrorism lurking to exploit loopholes.
The Iraqi president considered it a duty to "unify the national ranks and support the heroic security services in order to eradicate terrorism from its roots and thwart its malicious plans."
ISIS is still active in the provinces of Salah Al-Din, Anbar, Kirkuk, and Diyala.
Iraqi security services are attempting to contain the attacks by launching security and military operations in the north, west, and east of the country.