January 1, 2017: Najaf (Iraq)

An attack near the southern city of Najaf (500km south of Mosul and 180km south of Baghdad, Iraq) on Sunday, January 1st, left seven policemen dead, Reuters and Al-Jazeera inform. The attack near Najaf happened when two vehicles traveling through the desert were stopped at a police checkpoint around al-Qadisiya town, local police sources said. 17 were wounded.

Siete policías asesinados y 17 heridos en un ataque contra un control de carreteras en Najaf, Iraq.

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