11:55 - July 28, 2018
News ID: 3466419
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Two civilians were killed and injured as an armed attack targeted a mosque north of Baghdad, a police source said on Friday.


“Unidentified gunmen opened fire against a mosque in al-Rashidiya region, north of Baghdad, which left a civilian killed and another injured,” the source told AlSumaria News. 

Speaking on condition of anonymity, the source added, “security troops reached the accident spot and transferred the injured to nearby hospital, while the victim was taken to forensic medicine department. A campaign was launched in search for the perpetrators.” 

On Thursday, a civilian was killed in an armed attack by unidentified people in Sabaa al-Bor region, north of Baghdad. 

Baghdad has recently seen significant security stability, with some bomb blasts taking place in sporadic regions across the Iraqi capital every now and then. 

A total of 76 people were killed and 129 others were injured due to acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflicts during the month of June, casualty figures recorded by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI).

Diyala was the worst affected Governorate in the Arab country, according to the report, with 52 civilian casualties (16 killed, 36 injured), then came Kirkuk (10 killed, 36 injured) then Baghdad (19 killed and 18 injured).


Source: Iraqi News    

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