BAGHDAD, Samarra Operations Command confirmed that Baghdad-Samarra road is within its responsibility.
"We will not allow any security breach and we will intervene strongly at any time and we will hold accountable anyone who seeks chaos and ignite strife," Samarra's operations commander Major General Imad al-Zuhairi said in a statement.
He added "What happened today is a tribal conflict and revenge between partisans and outlaws."
He stressed the importance that the wise people of the tribal elders and dignitaries to take their role in bringing the matter and striking those who break the law with an iron fist and miss the opportunity of terrorist groups and maintain the security of their cities.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency