Islamic State claims responsibility for rocket attack on Iraqi power station

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility for a rocket attack on a power station in Iraq, the group's Nasheer News said on its Telegram channel.

Iraq's Ministry of Electricity said on its Facebook page that Salah al-Din Power Station in the city of Samarra was targeted with Katyusha rockets, causing severe damage to parts of the generating unit.

(Reporting by Omar Fahmy; Writing by Nayera Abdallah; Editing by Matthew Lewis)

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