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Three civilians killed by unidentified gunmen in Khanaqin

2020-08-27

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SULAIMANI — Unidentified gunmen in Diyala governorate stopped and set fire to two trucks in Miri Mikail village in western Khanaqin district on Wednesday evening (August 26) before abducting four civilians and killing three of them, according to a security source.

The security source told NRT Digital Media that the incident took place near an Iraqi Army headquarters. The soldiers responded, but arrived after the militants had fled.

The source added that two of the deceased victims are ethic Kurds and the other one is an ethnic Arab. The whereabouts of the fourth person are unknown.

(NRT Digital Media)