Islamic State suicide bomber attacks Iraqi Army outpost and kills two people
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An Islamic State (IS) militant wearing an explosive belt attacked an outpost of the Iraqi army in Diyala province on Thursday, killing at least two soldiers.
The jihadist blew himself up outside the outpost in Qaratappa, near Khanaqin district of Diyala province, a local police office told BasNews.
At least two other Iraqi soldiers were injured during the attack. They have been rushed to a hospital for medical treatment.
Several other IS militants engaged the Iraqi forces after the suicide attack, but they fled the scene soon after.
The source told BasNews that preliminary investigations demonstrate that an unknown number of jihadists were injured during the fire exchange.