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No: 314, 12 October 2017, Press Release Regarding the Terrorist Attack in Hit, Iraq

We have been deeply saddened to learn that at least 10 Iraqis were killed and 15 people wounded in the terrorist bomb attack perpetrated yesterday (11 October) in Hit, Iraq.

We strongly condemn this heinous terrorist attack which was perpetrated at a time when Iraq was making significant strides in the fight against terrorism. We emphasize our belief that these kinds of acts will not be able to hinder Iraq’s fight against terrorism and the efforts towards normalization in the country.

We convey our deepest condolences to the friendly and brotherly people of Iraq, wish Allah’s mercy upon those who lost their lives and speedy recovery to the wounded.