The perpetrators of the Bakhtiari attack in Khanaqin district, northeast of Baquba, are riding in a pick-up vehicle carrying a PKC.

A local source in Diyala confirmed that the perpetrators of the Bakhtiari attack were riding in a pick-up and carrying a PKC.

He told the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) that unidentified gunmen riding in a pick-up vehicle carrying a PKC opened fire at a group of young men from the Zarkush tribe who were near shops in Bakhtiari district in Khanaqin district northeast of Baquba, killing seven of them and two others were wounded.

He added that the security services opened an investigation into the incident to find out who was behind the attack.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency