Security officer killed in an explosion in Diyala
Shafaq News/ An Iraqi security officer reportedly perished in a blast from an explosive device in Diyala, a source revealed on Saturday morning.
The source told Shafaq News Agency that an explosion targeted a patrol of the Counter-Terrorism Agency during a security operation in Imam Weis, northeast al-Miqdadiyah.
The explosion, according to the source, killed a member of the squad and injured others.
"The body of the victim and the injured officers were evacuated from the site, and a search campaign was launched to find and arrest the culprits," the source said.