Baghdad An airstrike and a bomb blast killed two soldiers and two militants in Iraq’s Nineveh and Diyala provinces on Monday. Iraq’s Joint Operations Command media office said in a statement that two Iraqi soldiers were killed and two others were injured in an attack. The accident occurred when a bomb exploded in his vehicle parked on the side of a road. During this time, police’s search operation was going on in the mountainous areas outside the city of Makhmour, 100 km from the capital of Nineveh.
Al-al-Saadi from the provincial police reported that Iraqi gunship bombed Islamic State (IS) targets in the capital of Bakubah in the eastern province of Diyala. In addition, he said, a security force in the province carried out an operation at a bomb-making site near Bakubah, about 65 km northeast of the Iraqi capital Baghdad. Three IS militants were arrested under this operation.