Islamic State attack killed six people in Salahuddin
On Tuesday, two top officers from the Iraqi federal police and four policemen were murdered as a result of a ISIS attack conducted in Iraq’s central province of Salahuddin, a provincial police source affirmed.
The extremist militants launched an attack against joint force from the federal police and paramilitary Hashd Shaabi on patrol in boats in Tigris River at an area situated in north of the city of Samarra, around 120 km north of the capital Baghdad, Mohammed al-Bazi from Salahuddin police informed Xinhua.
Al-Bazi stated, Ali al-Lami, commander of the fourth division of the federal police, and Mohammed Allawi, a top officer in the division, were murdered with more four policemen, while four others were injured.
Al-Bazi added that Al-Lami and his force were carrying out a river reconnaissance tour in the area, which is known with its density of trees and bushes, in planning for a security operation to catch ISIS terrorists.