Diyala: Hashd al-Shaabi Militiaman Killed in IS Attack
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Diyala: Hashd al-Shaabi Militiaman Killed in IS Attack

ERBIL - At least one militiaman of pro-Iran Hashd al-Shaabi was killed in an Islamic State (IS) attack in Iraqi Diyala province on Sunday, an official said.

Adnan Mohammed, head of local administration in Sharaban town, confirmed the report to BasNews and pointed out that the militiaman was targeted by the IS snipers on Sunday morning.

"The scene was soon cordoned off by the Hashd al-Shaabi fighters," he added.

Diyala Police Spokesperson Nihad Mohammed also spoke to BasNews and noted that the IS jihadists usually hide in the nearby mountainous areas soon after they carry out a terrorist activities in the region.