16 killed in Iraqi power plant terrorist attack

Islamic State terrorists have killed at least 16 people in a suicide attack at a power plant in Dibis, Kirkuk, northern Iraq.

According to Gulf News, 12 Iraqis administrators and engineers, and four Iranian technicians were killed in the incident.
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Three IS suicide bombers entered the facility and took 10 workers hostage, said Maj. Ahmed Kader Ali, the Dibis police chief. The attackers asked to be taken to the Iranians who worked at the plant. One of the workers took them to the Iranians before escaping. The militants then killed the Iranians and the other workers, and detonated their explosive vests when police arrived, Ali said.

“Three suicide bombers attacked the power plant at around 6.00 am, killing 12 Iraqi administrators and engineers and four Iranian technicians,” Dibis mayor Abdullah Nureddin al-Salehi confirmed with AFP.



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