Islamic State claims attack on vehicle in Iraq which killed soldier

By Thomson Reuters May 22, 2024 | 9:50 AM

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – One Iraqi soldier was killed and two were wounded after an explosive device detonated on their vehicle in an area between the Diyala and Salahuddin governorates in eastern Iraq on Wednesday, two security sources said.

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement on its Telegram channel later on Wednesday.

(Reporting by Timour Azhari, additional reporting by Jaidaa Taha; Writing by Tala Ramadan; Editing by Andrew Heavens, William Maclean)