ISIS claims responsibility for an attack that injured a police officer in Diyala


Shafaq News/ The Islamic State (ISIS) claimed responsibility for an attack on a security checkpoint in Diyala last week.

Social media users affiliated with the extremist group shared statements saying that the attack that took place on the outskirts of al-Hashimiyyat village, 10 km northeast of Baqubah, was orchestrated and executed by ISIS militants.

The statement was the terrorist organization's first public statement in months.

Two days ago, a group of ISIS militants attacked a checkpoint near the village of al-Hashimiyyat in the Habhab district, sources reported to Shafaq News Agency.

"The attack resulted in injuring an officer," the source said.

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