Two soldiers have sustained wounds when gunmen attacked a checkpoint north of Diyala, a local source said on Friday.
"A checkpoint on the outskirts of Hawi al-Azim area was attacked by ISIS terrorists earlier on Friday. Two soldiers sustained wounds," the source said.
He added the situation is under control and the scene is being combed.
A manhunt was launched in search of the perpetrators.
The Iraqi cities are witnessing a state of insecurity and chaos as terror attacks target civilians.
Terrorist groups like ISIS, IMIS and others are targeting those cities by booby-trapped cars, suicide bombs and other terrorist means in which the residents are feeling insecure and furious.