Anbar IED kills 3 soldiers

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Three Iraqi soldiers died Monday (January 7th) in an explosion targeting a military vehicle in Anbar province, Iraqi police said.

"An IED exploded as an army military vehicle passed in al-Habbaniyah, east of Fallujah, killing three soldiers on board," Anbar police spokesperson Col. Rahim Zaban told Al-Shorfa.

The blast "set the vehicle ablaze and caused material damages to other nearby civilian vehicles," he said.

Police obtained information confirming al-Qaeda's involvement in the blast and are conducting search operations in co-operation with the army to find those responsible, he added.

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