URGENT: ISIL destroys critical power lines near Baghdad

Archive photo URGENT: ISIL destroys critical power lines near BaghdadBaghdad (IraqiNews.com) On Friday, a source in the Iraqi police said that the elements of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant exploded the towers for power transmission by an improvised explosive device in the south of Baghdad.

The source said in an interview for IraqiNews.com that “unidentified gunmen blew up, this afternoon, a tower of power transmission in the district of towns south of Baghdad which resulted in serious material damage to the tower,” explaining that “the bombing was by an improvised explosive device planted under the tower and detonated by remote control.”

The source, who requested anonymity, said that “the security force rushed to the scene were prevented from approaching it and carried out the raids and searches to find the perpetrators of the bombing.”

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