The Islamic State militant group released on message on Sunday warning Sunnis that they would attack polling stations during upcoming national elections on May 12. Meanwhile, Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr encouraged citizens to vote in order to weed out corruption in the current government.
At least four people were killed, and five were wounded in recent violence:
Iraqi authorities announced the death of a leading ISIS militant, Abu Luqman al-Suri, during airstrikes on Syria.
A bomb in Qaim killed one person and wounded two others.
In Baaj, gunmen killed a man and wounded his brother.
A man was killed when an old landmine exploded near the Iranian border close to Basra.
A roadside bomb near Mirbat wounded a truck driver.
One security member was wounded when he came across a roadside bomb near Mukhisa.
سایت تابناک از انتشار نظرات حاوی توهین و افترا و نوشته شده با حروف لاتین (فینگیلیش) معذور است.