Iraq, Terrorism, Level 3: Explosion in the city of Baiji – Saladin, Iraq

2022-11-13: According to the sources from Sunday (13 November), several members of the al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilisation Forces) sustained injuries after a roadside explosive device exploded, targeting their vehicle in Baiji city, Saladin Governorate. Reportedly, a large-scale operation was undertaken early that day by joint forces from the PMF’s 31st and 51st brigades, the anti-narcotics department, and Iraqi security forces in the city.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Armed clashes are possible during arrests of terror suspects. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution, to strictly avoid operations of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.