US-led Coalition convoy hits IED in southern Iraq


A convoy transporting US-led Coalition military equipment was hit on Sunday by an improvised explosive device (IED) in Iraq’s southern province of Dhi Qar. This is the first attack since Iraq’s leadership last week condemned the recent spate of bombings of US interests in the country.

“A convoy that was transporting international coalition equipment via Iraqi transport companies and drivers triggered an explosive device (IED) in al-Batha district in Dhi Qar governorate,” read a statement by the Iraqi Security Media Cell and published on state media. The explosion damaged one vehicle, but the convoy continued driving towards its destination.

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Source: Rudaw