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Daquq: IS Attacks Iraqi Army, Casualties Reported

The Islamic State (IS) insurgents on Wednesday night carried out an attack on the Iraqi army in Daquq, south of Kirkuk, with casualties reported.

The incident reportedly occurred in the village of Atshania, in Daquq, where the jihadists targeted an army unit, leaving one soldier killed and three others wounded, Kurdistan 24 cited its corespondent in the region.

The fallen soldier was identified as Amir Salim, according to the report.

The Islamic State has lately regrouped itself in several areas in Iraq, especially in the territories disputed between Erbil and Baghdad where the insurgent group has recently targeted a great number of security forces and civilians. Source