The UN mission condemns the Diyala attack, and ISIS claims responsibility

On Wednesday, ISIS announced on the Telegram application that it was responsible for an attack that targeted a village in Diyala Province, eastern Iraq, on Tuesday, killing and wounding dozens. The attack targeted the village of Al-Hawasha, near the town of Muqdadiya.

On the other hand, the United Nations Mission in Iraq, on Wednesday, condemned the Diyala attack, and called in a statement for unity and the fight against terrorism and violence.

The mission said it called on the Iraqi authorities to investigate the attack and make efforts to preserve the safety and security of all citizens and “to combat the continuing threat of terrorism and violence, which undermine the country’s stability and national unity.”

And the Iraqi province of Diyala witnessed demonstrations against the visit of the head of the Al-Fateh Alliance, the leader of the Badr militia affiliated with the Popular Mobilization, Hadi Al-Amiri, and the demonstrators accused him of negligence and trading. Diyala case.

Al-Amiri was among a high-ranking security delegation that visited, on Wednesday, the site of the terrorist attack in Diyala Governorate.

The delegation included the Iraqi National Security Adviser Qassem Al-Araji, the Chief of Staff of the Iraqi Army, Lieutenant General Abdul Amir Yarallah, the Deputy Commander of Joint Operations Lieutenant General Abdul Amir Al-Shamri, and the head of the Al-Fateh Al-Amiri Alliance.

Several people were killed, on Wednesday, in a new attack that took place in the Iraqi province of Diyala, and there were conflicting reports about the death toll, which ranged between 7 and 12.

The attack took place, on Wednesday, in two villages adjacent to the village, which witnessed, on Tuesday, a bloody attack that killed 23 people.

And Iraqi media quoted security sources as saying that “unidentified persons” believed to be the families of the victims of an attack on Tuesday attacked the nearby villages of Al-Amiriya and Nahr Al-Imam, and burned a number of houses.

The Prime Minister directed the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Mustafa Al-Kazemi, to pursue ISIS and prevent the recurrence of violations.


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