SAWT BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL

| 5 December 2021, Sunday |

Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly attack on Iraqi village

Islamic State claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on a village in Diyala province east of Iraq, the militant group said on Wednesday in a statement posted on an affiliated Telegram account.

Eleven people, including a woman, were killed and others were wounded in Tuesday’s attack in the village of Al-Hawasha, near the town of Muqdadiya, Iraq’s Joint Operations Command said, accusing Islamic State of carrying out the attack.