13 killed, 18 injured in attack on funeral procession in Iraq

MENA

Published: 2021-07-31 15:38

Last Updated: 2021-11-30 09:20


13 killed, 18 injured in attack on funeral procession in Iraq
13 killed, 18 injured in attack on funeral procession in Iraq

Saturday, the Iraqi police in Salahaddin province announced that at least 13 people were killed, including three policemen and 18 others were injured in an armed attack on a funeral procession in Yathrib district.

The Iraqi News Agency (INA), said gunmen opened fire at the funeral in Yathrib before fleeing the scene.

The incident occurred Friday. Security forces declared a state of alert following the incident and are currently searching for those who carried out the attack.

Investigations into the incident have been launched.