Iraqi security forces thwart an Islamic State attack in Diyala
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A security source in Diyala reported today that an ISIS attack had been thwarted north of the governorate.
Fattah Al-Azzawi, commander of the fourth regiment of the Nidaa Diyala Brigade, told Shafaq News agency that his forces, supported by tribesmen, thwarted an ISIS attack 20 km north of Al-Azim district.
Al-Azzawi said that the terrorists fled towards the outskirts of Hamrin, near the Kifri district.
Source: Shafaq News