One killed as Islamic State militants attack Iraq police base
A sleeper cell of three IS fighters attacked the base on Sunday in Hamam al-Alil.world Updated: Apr 23, 2017 15:16 IST
Iraqi officials said Islamic State militants attacked a police base in a town that is being used as a staging ground for the Mosul offensive, killing at least one policeman.
Captain Mahmoud Attia, a police spokesman, saida sleeper cell of three IS fighters attacked the base on Sunday in Hamam al-Alil, some 30km south of Mosul.
Rudaw, a local television channel whose reporters were inside the base, said at least two suicide attackers entered the facility before detonating their payloads.
First Published: Apr 23, 2017 15:16 IST