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Islamic State in Iraq is not over yet

Several terrorist attacks have occurred over the last several days across Iraq, raising concerns over a resurgence of the Islamic State.
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Several terrorist attacks occurred across Iraq during Eid al-Fitr celebrations, raising concerns of a resurgence of the Islamic State (IS).

IS set a trap for soldiers in the Iraqi army in Tarmiya in northwest Baghdad on June 4, killing seven soldiers and officers and injuring at least 21 others. The attack targeted the Commando Battalion of the Baghdad Operations Command, which went to the area after receiving fake reports from residents who claimed they drove over an explosive device that blew up. The soldiers were then targeted by IS snipers as soon as they got to the area; no IS members were captured.

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