The militants of the terrorist group «Islamic state» attempted to establish control over the Western suburbs of Baghdad to the city of Abu Ghraib. The Iraqi army reported that the attack was repulsed.
According to this report, the main blow was struck at an army barracks. Here the is militants used three car bomb. At least eight soldiers were killed and 22 were injured.
According to the commander of the Iraqi troops West of the capital of major-General Saad Herbie, the situation is under control. However, the city imposed a curfew.
Recall that Abu Ghraib was located the prison, in which after the Second Iraq war were held captured by the militants. Many prisoners were subjected to torture and abuse at the hands of American jailers.