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The head of the Arab Parliament, Adel bin Abdulrahman Al-Asoumi, said in a statement today (22 November 2020), that he “condemns the cowardly terrorist bombing carried out by ISIS in Salah al-Din Governorate, north of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, on Saturday evening, November 21, 2020, which led to the death Ten individuals and eight Iraqi policemen and civilians were wounded, “stressing that” this cowardly terrorist act will not undermine the ability of the Iraqi government to continue to deal decisively with the deviant terrorist elements. “
Al-Asoumi affirmed, according to the statement, “The Arab Parliament’s solidarity and complete stand with the Iraqi Republic in its war on terror, and its support in all measures it takes to confront extremist terrorist organizations,” expressing his sincere condolences to the Iraqi Republic as president, parliament, government and people for the martyrs of this cowardly terrorist act. Wishing a speedy recovery to all the injured.
In addition, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said, in a statement today, Sunday, that “as Egypt, the government and people extend their sincere condolences to the government and people of the brotherly Republic of Iraq, and its wishes for a speedy recovery for the injured, it stresses its profound condemnation of those terrorist acts that target unarmed civilians and security men,” It is stripped of all humanitarian considerations and religious values. “
The statement added, “Egypt renews its call for the necessity of concerted international efforts to eradicate the scourge of hateful terrorism, regardless of its source or motives, and affirms its solidarity with brotherly Iraq in the measures it takes to combat terrorism, to protect its security and maintain its stability.”
Yesterday, Saturday, the Iraqi Security Information Cell announced the killing of an officer with the rank of colonel, a police commissioner, and a member of the crowd, and a police commissioner and a member of the Popular Mobilization Forces were wounded, in addition to the wounding of three members of one family when an explosive device exploded and fired in Baiji district in Salah al-Din Governorate.
The cell said in a statement: “An explosive device exploded on a civilian tire of Toyota type on Al-Zawiya Al-Mashaq road of Baiji District, and when a force exited the scene of the accident from Al-Mashak Police Station and a detachment from the Popular Mobilization Forces to evacuate the injured, the force came under fire by a sniper.”
The statement explained: “The accident led to the martyrdom of (an officer with the rank of colonel and police commissioner) from Al-Mashak police station, and a member of the crowd was martyred, and (a police commissioner and a member of the Popular Mobilization Forces) was wounded, while three members of one family were wounded inside the civilian wheel.