2017 Tikrit attacks
|2017 Tikrit attacks|
|Part of the Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017)|
|Date||4 April 2017|
The attack occurred late on the night of April 4, when ISIL militants disguised in military uniform attacked security checkpoints and stormed several houses in Zuhour, a neighborhood in Tikrit. The clashes resulted in the killing of at least five IS militants; three were shot dead, while two others detonated their explosive vests, according to a security source.
- "Islamic State kills 31 in Iraq's Tikrit: security sources, medics". Reuters. 5 April 2017.
- "Iraq suicide bombings in Tikrit, north of Baghdad, kill 22". Yahoo News. 5 April 2017.
- "Up to 35 people killed in IS attack in Iraq's Tikrit". Xinhua.net. 5 April 2017.
- "Dozens killed in wave of attacks in Iraq's Tikrit". Al Jazeera. 5 April 2017.
- "Iraqi civilians killed as IS militants attack Tikrit". BBC News. 5 April 2017.
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