Killed and 28 injured from the army to attack Daesh in Dhuluiya
Salahuddin / long-Presse
The source said, in an interview with (long -Presse) Thursday, " The attack was carried out in the small hours of the night yesterday, the headquarters of the army and police in Mtaibijh area, east of Dhuluiya , 100 km south of Tikrit, killing eight soldiers and police , including a colonel and wounding 20 others , including four in critical condition. "
the source, who requested anonymity, that" elements of the organization they were hiding in the basements of a number of abandoned houses in the region , "noting that" elements Daesh burning five dead bodies , " the to this, he said , a lieutenant colonel in the army" nine were killed and 24 security personnel were injured by elements Daesh attack in Mtaibijh area ". " The attack took place on Thursday night and lasted about four hours."
For his part, said a lieutenant colonel in the police toll of dead and wounded, adding that "militants Daesh infiltrated from the Great Basin and the mountains of Hamrin, to target the barriers of security forces." He stressed that " the withdrawal of gunmen Daesh and restore security forces control of their location." In
turn, the source of the town of Dhuluiya , he said, which is located to the south of the scene of the clashes, " The clans DHULUIYA fighters went to provide support but could not reach (...) and upon arrival saw wheels destructive as well as the charred bodies of members of the security forces. "
the gunmen take them places in the Hamrin mountain range , which covers the provinces of Salahuddin and Diyala areas.