Salahaddin: IS Ambushes Hashd al-Shaabi, Kills 10
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Salahaddin: IS Ambushes Hashd al-Shaabi, Kills 10

ERBIL - The Islamic State (IS) jihadists on Saturday night ambushed the pro-Iran Hashd al-Shaabi militiamen in Salahaddin province, killing at least 10 of them, a security source said.

The incident occurred in the area of Aiys, in eastern Tikrit city of Salahaddin province, where the Hashd al-Shaabi militiamen came under the IS attack, the source explained to Al Maalouma News, without giving any details on possible casualties among the jihadists.

He also revealed that a Hashd al-Shaabi commander was among those 10 who were killed in the ambush.

Other Iraqi media reports said that at least 10 other militiamen were also injured in the attack.