According to the report, police stationed in a village in the city of Rashad, 30 km (18 miles) southwest of Kirkuk in northern Iraq, and the attackers clashed for two hours.
The world’s dangerous terrorist organization Islamic State has attacked a checkpoint in a city in Iraq. This deadly attack took place in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk. 13 policemen have died in this attack. According to the report, police stationed in a village in the city of Rashad, 30 km (18 miles) southwest of Kirkuk in northern Iraq, and the attackers clashed for two hours. According to reports, the militants destroyed three police vehicles in the attack. The militants had planted roadside bombs to prevent the police from reaching the post. However, no terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far. Islamic State terrorists are active in this area of Iraq.
IS terrorists active in this area of Iraq
The army conducts anti-IS operations in the mountains of the northern region of Iraq and the deserts of western Iraq. IS terrorists are very active in these areas of Iraq and they hide in these areas. ISIS militants continue to carry out attacks in these areas. However, there has been a decrease in terrorist attacks in the last few years. In these areas of Iraq, terrorists keep ambushes and target security forces.
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There was also a big attack in July
Earlier in July also, IS terrorists attacked. 30 people died in that attack. The attack was carried out in the al-Wahilat market in Sadar City, a suburb of Baghdad. At the same time, about 3500 international soldiers are present in Iraq. Of these, 2500 are American soldiers. However, after the continuous terrorist attacks, America is reducing the number of its troops from here as well.
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Iraqi army and police personnel on target
IS began capturing many areas of Iraq in 2014. However, later during the military campaign led by America, he had to face defeat. The Iraqi government declared the defeat of this Sunni organization in 2017. But with the help of sleeper cells, this organization has been attacking the security forces here. Iraqi army and police personnel have been frequent targets of IS in northern Iraq.