IS Rocket Attack Wounds Three Civilians in Village near Khanaqin
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IS Rocket Attack Wounds Three Civilians in Village near Khanaqin

ERBIL — At least three civilians were injured on Monday night after the Islamic State (IS) militants arbitrarily shelled a village outside the Kurdish disputed city of Khanaqin, north of Diyala province.

A total of six rockets had landed inside Islah village, Nihad Mohammed, a spokesperson for Diyala police department told BasNews.

A resident of the village said those wounded by the attack were women and children.

BasNews has learned that the IS militants had also carried out a similar attack on Zargoushi village near Sadiyyah, which caused no casualties.

Zargoushi was targeted with eight rockets, a local official said.