Baghdad, Iraq (CNN)ISIS militants were behind Thursday's brutal killings north of Baghdad where they shot dead eight people in three separate attacks, including six family members, according to an Iraqi military statement released Friday.
ISIS behind brutal attack in Salah al-Din province, Iraq military says
The attack took place in Albu-Dour's predominantly Sunni village in Salah al-Din province, about 84 miles north of the Iraqi capital. The area is under the control of Iraq's Shia led paramilitary forces also known as the Popular Mobilization Units (PMUs).
ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement released Friday. The group said several ISIS militants carried out three separate attacks, including one where they "raided a house" in a village north of Baghdad and shot and killed six family members.