Baghdad - INA
Today, Sunday, the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) revealed the circumstances of the massacre in the Al-Farhatia area in Balad district in Salah al-Din Governorate, calling on the media to be careful in reporting the news.
In a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), the operations officer in the 41st Brigade, Qasim al-Kuraiti, said, “One of the Popular Mobilization points in Balad district was attacked and besieged two days ago by ISIS, which led to the death of one fighter and wounding 3 others, before it happened. The horrific crime in Ferhatia. "
He added, "The terrorists, after carrying out their attack, withdrew towards the people and took a group of citizens, including members of the tribal crowd cooperating with the security forces and the popular crowd."
Al-Kuraity added, "The reprehensible crime is not the first in which the terrorists rely on the physical liquidation of civilians, as the Yathrib district witnessed similar operations in which lawsuits were established against ISIS members."