News Alerts

11 Mar 2019 | 04:12 PM UTC

Iraq: Bomb explosion kills one person near Baiji (Salah Al-Din province) March 10

Iraq News Alert

Bomb explosion kills one person, wounds six others near Baiji (Salah Al-Din province) March 10; Islamic State (IS) militants believed to have planted bomb

TIMEFRAME expected from 3/11/2019, 12:00 AM until 3/18/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Baghdad). COUNTRY/REGION Baiji (Salah Al-Din province)


A bomb explosion killed one Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) explosives expert and wounded six other PMF paramilitary members near Baiji (Salah Al-Din province) on Sunday, March 10. The bomb is suspected to have been planted by Islamic State (IS) militants and detonated when the explosives expert was attempting to defuse it. Similar incidents are possible in areas of Iraq formerly controlled by the IS group over the near term.


While former Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi claimed victory over the Islamic State (IS) group in December 2017, the group retains a degree of freedom of movement in parts of the country, particularly in western and northern Iraq.


Individuals in the affected area are advised to report suspicious objects and behavior to the police, remain vigilant for militant activity, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.

The security environment in Iraq remains complex. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to all travel.


Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news