52 killed in IS attack in southern Iraq
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4 months ago

52 killed in IS attack in southern Iraq

Gunmen and suicide car bombers on Thursday killed at least 52 people, including Iranians, near the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah in an attack claimed by the militant Islamic State group. The attackers struck at midday, opening fire on a restaurant before getting into a car and blowing themselves up at a nearby security checkpoint, officials said.Security sources said the attackers were disguised as members of the Hashed al-Shaabi, a mainly Shia paramilitary alliance which has fought alongside the army an

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