Iraq: Three shepherds killed in landmine explosion in Salahudin province

Three shepherds from one family were killed Saturday in a landmine explosion in Iraq’s central province of Salahudin, a provincial police source said. The incident occurred when the shepherds took their sheep in a rugged area near the town of al-Eith in the northern part of the province, Col. Mohammed al-Bazi told Xinhua.

Iraqi security forces rushed to the scene and launched an investigation into the incident, al-Bazi said, adding that the security forces believed that the bomb was planted by the ISIL terrorist group.

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Source: MEHR News Agency