View Full Version : Islamic State Shifting Car Bombs To Assaults On Government Forces In Iraq

01-28-2015, 03:19 PM
Iraq has witnessed a dramatic drop in car bombs in recent weeks. There was a two year low in the number of vehicle borne improvised explosive devices (VBIEDs) successfully detonated in December. One major reason is that the Islamic State (IS) has been using VBIEDs more and more as part of tactical assaults upon pro-government forces. Many of these case are either not reported or the bombs are destroyed before reaching their target. January 2015 provide a perfect example in this shift in the use of car bombs in Iraq.

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