Commercial stores damaged in an IED attack in Diyala


Shafaq News / A local official in Diyala governorate reported on Wednesday that an explosive device exploded in a market in Kanaan, 18 km east of Baqubah.

Several commercial stores were damaged by the explosion, but no causalities were registered.

The director of Kanaan district, Mahdi Al-Shamri, told Shafaq News agency that the security authorities have opened an investigation to uncover the causes and of the accident".

Diyala is witnessing continuous IED attacks, often targeting government or security personnel, or motivated by conflicts and personal and tribal revenge.

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