BAGHDAD, Jul 3 (NNN-NINA) – A soldier and a civilian were killed, and four other people were wounded yesterday, in two attacks by militants of the Daesh group, in northern and central Iraq, security sources said.
In the northern province of Nineveh, a soldier was killed and two others wounded, when a roadside bomb, believed to be planted by the Daesh militants, went off near an Iranian security unit, outside a village near the town of Tal Afar, some 70 km west of the provincial capital, Mosul, an army officer said.
The source said, the attack took place when the troops were hunting down Daesh in the area.
In a separate incident, a civilian was killed and two others wounded, when a roadside bomb, reportedly planted by the Daersh militants, exploded in a village, in the Tarmiyah area, some 30 km north of the capital, Baghdad, Ihsan al-Rubaie from the Baghdad police said.
Iraqi security forces have been fighting the Daesh militants over the past months, to crack down on their intensified activities.– NNN-NINA