Iraq conflict: IS suicide attack on wedding kills 17

Iraq conflict: IS suicide attack on wedding kills 17
 

A suicide car bomb attack on a wedding west of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, has killed at least 17 people and injured many more.
The Islamic State group (IS) said it carried out the attack in the town of Ameriyat Fallujah, and had targeted local Sunni Muslim officials.
Young men from the area have joined a Sunni tribal militia which has been fighting IS.
It was the second attack claimed by IS in the region in recent days.
On Monday, twin suicide bombings killed at least six people in the city of Fallujah, which is north-west of Ameriyat Fallujah.
In June, Iraqi forces declared Fallujah... read more

 
17 November 2016 in World News, Views: 42
Source: BBC
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