5 Civilians Killed And Wounded While Trying To Escape From Hawija

KIRKUK - A security source in Kirkuk said three civilians were killed during an attempt to escape from Hawija district to Hamrin Mountains at dawn today.

The source said that three civilians were killed early today and two others were injured from one family while trying to escape from the center of Hawija to the mountains of Hamrin where an explosive device was planted by Daesh to prevent the escape of civilians near Al-Turban village, of Riyadh district in Kirkuk.

In a related context, the Air Force carried out a strike targeting positions of Daesh in the village of Safra in Riyadh area within the boundaries of the province of Hawija west of Kirkuk, killing three members of Daesh.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency