A convoy of the United States-led international coalition against jihadist group Islamic State was hit this Tuesday by a bomb explosion in the city of Tayi, north of the capital, Baghdad, for which information is currently not available. the victims.
The Iraqi security media cell has indicated that the explosion caused the fire of one of the vehicles that made up the convoy, without the coalition having spoken for the time being, according to Iraqi news agency NINA.
The incident came hours after a Shiite armed group took responsibility for an attack on another coalition convoy near the border with Iraq, which was denied by both the governments of Iraq and Kuwait and the government itself. Coalition.
“The information about an attack on a convoy of Iraqi contractors on the border between Iraq and Kuwait is wrong,” said coalition spokesman Myles Caggins through his official report on the social network Twitter.