Kurds Report Casualties in Iraqi Army Assault on Kirkuk

(AP-Times of Israel) Iraqi Kurdish officials said Monday that federal forces and state-backed militias had launched a "major, multi-pronged" attack aimed at retaking Kirkuk. Brig. Gen. Bahzad Ahmed, a spokesman for Kurdish forces, said that Iraqi troops had "burned lots of houses and killed many people" in Toz Khormato and Daquq, south of Kirkuk.

2017-10-16 00:00:00

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