Alertes de sécurité

À noter, les alertes ne sont disponibles qu'en anglais
03 sept. 2018 | 12h06 UTC

Iraq: Suspected IS attack kills one in al-Haknah September 2

Iraq Alerte de sécurité

Suspected Islamic State (IS) attack kills one in al-Haknah (Salah-al-Din province) September 2; additional IS attacks possible in the near-term

TIMEFRAME expected from 3/9/2018, 12h00 until 4/9/2018, 11h59 (Asia/Baghdad). COUNTRY/REGION al-Haknah (Salah-al-Din province)


Local media outlets reported that at least five Islamic State (IS) militants driving a pickup truck stormed the mosque of al-Rahman in the village of al-Haknah within the al-Aitha region of Shirqat district, Salah-al-Din province during evening prayers, on Sunday, September 2. One worshipper was killed and six others wounded in the attack. Witnesses reportedly stated that the insurgents threatened to kill the villagers if they did not help IS in the future, specifically with logistical support. Additional IS attacks are possible in the near-term, in the area which is one of the last IS stronghold.


Although Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi claimed victory over the Islamic State (IS) in December 2017, the group retains a degree of freedom of movement in parts of the country, particularly in northern and western Iraq. IS militants continue to carry out attacks, notably against security forces. High-profile attacks often prompt equally significant security responses, including enhanced checkpoint operations and more proactive operations, with resulting transit delays.


Individuals in the area are advised to monitor developments to the situation, remain vigilant for militant activity, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.

The security environment in Iraq remains complex. Although travel is possible in some areas with proper security protocols in place, other areas should be considered strictly off-limits. 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.

Alertes reliées