Iraqi security forces thwarted an attack by ISIS militants, killing three of them in the Iraqi city of Baqubah, Diyala province.
ISIS militants attempted to carry out an attack on civilians in one of the villages in Sheikh Baba, Jalawla district in Diyala.
Upon receiving intelligence information, the security forces managed to repel the attack and killed three ISIS militants, while a militant blew himself up, leaving two civilians dead.
Iraqi cities are bearing the brunt of ISIS terror. Explosions, suicide bombings and assassinations are a commonplace. Many civilians and police and army personnel die in the aftermath of this violence.