ERBIL - At least three Iraqi soldiers were wounded by the Islamic State (IS) jihadists in the disputed Kurdish town of Khanaqin on Thursday.
Nihad Mohammed, a spokesperson for Diyala Police, told BasNews that the incident took place in Khanaqin's Qaya area, in Diyala province, where the Iraqi army came under an attack by the militant group's snipers.
At least three soldiers were injured, the spokesperson said, identifying them as Qusa Abid Ali, Sa'dun Jabir Awed, and Omer Alwan Abdullah.
According to the information BasNews has learned, one of the wounded succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.
The attack came only hours after at least two Iraqi soldiers were killed and two others were wounded in a similar IS attack in Islah village of Jalawla subdistrict.