Nine civilians killed and wounded in an armed attack northeast of Baquba

Seven civilians were killed and two others were wounded in an armed attack targeting shops north-east of Baquba yesterday evening.

A local source told the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) that unidentified gunmen opened fire on shops in Bakhtiari district in Khanaqin district northeast of Baquba, killing seven civilians and injuring two others .

He said that the security services rushed to the scene and imposed tight security measures in the area, and the bodies were transferred to the forensic medicine department.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency