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According to the news outlet Improvised Explosive Devices are targeting the civilians who are fleeing on daily basis from the areas controlled by ISIL.
NAMA further added that similar to last year's trends by militants, ground engagements caused the highest number of total civilian casualties, followed by improvised explosive devices (IEDs), complex and suicide attacks, as well as targeted killings.
It is imperative that Pakistan support our counterterrorism efforts and work to prevent the interdiction of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) to Afghanistan," said House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member, Adam Smith.
Following this incident, an improvised explosive device targeting a provincial council member detonated in Kabul city, injuring four civilians including the council member.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iraqi Security forces defused five improvised explosive devices (IED) near two voting centers in Salaheddin province.
"This morning, an improvised explosive device (IED) went off near the tax department in northern Kirkuk, causing no casualties or damage," Brig.
The forces also seized improvised explosive device materials, suicide vests, weapons, ammunition, and a quantity of illicit drugs.
A security source had said earlier that eleven civilians were killed or wounded when several improvised explosive devices (IEDs) hit policemen's houses in Hit district.
"An improvised explosive device went off on Tuesday morning (Nov.
NINEWA / Aswat al-Iraq: A military force on Monday defused an improvised explosive device in western Mosul without casualties, an army source said.
BAGHDAD, July 20 (VOI) Co Three civilians were killed or wounded when an improvised explosive device blew up in northern the Iraqi capital Baghdad, a police source said on Sunday.
Mosul, Jun 9, (VOI)- One policeman was wounded on Monday when an improvised explosive device exploded targeting his vehicle patrol in southwestern Mosul, said an official police source.