Iraq: 5 fishermen killed in suspected Islamic State group attack

AP , Saturday 23 Feb 2019

An Iraqi security official says five fishermen have been killed in an attack by Islamic State group militants on a camp site near the Therthar lake, 100 kilometers (60 miles) northwest of Baghdad.

Naim Kaoud, head of the Anbar province security council, says the militants attacked the fishermen's site in the early hours of Saturday. Kaoud says three of the militiamen were wounded in a subsequent firefight.

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