In Iraq blown up a convoy of people evacuated from terrorist-controlled “Islamic state” (IG, a group banned in Russia). Killed at least 18 people, reports Reuters with reference to police data.
Iraqis fled from Hawija, located 120 kilometers South of Mosul, reports RIA “Novosti”. People headed to the town of al-Alam. One of the trucks was blown up by a roadside mine.
Among the dead 17 civilians and one police officer. The number of victims in the police reports is not specified.
Earlier it was reported about 12 dead, which picked up the police car.
Reuters reports about the appearance in social networks photo, which allegedly recorded the consequences of the explosion: are covered with a black body and the wrecked truck.
The city of Hawija in Kirkuk province is under the control of ISIS since June 2014.