Najaf / A source in Manathira Hospital in Najaf province told the National Iraqi News Agency that they received three martyrs and 17 wounded fell due to the terrorist attack that took place today, south of the province.
A security source told the National Iraqi News Agency / that "a black car type (GXR) carrying a number of armed men opened fire from machine guns / PKC / and a Kalashnikov at citizens in Shaalan market near a security checkpoint in Qadisiyah district south of Najaf after being stopped by the security services, thinking a tribal dispute.
He added that two suicide bombers blew themselves up, killing and wounding 16 people as primary outcome.
It is mentioned that Najaf has witnessed, since the first hours today, tight security measures , including a complete closure to the old city, where the shrine of Imam Ali and the offices of the religious authorities.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency