Iraqi Forces Seize Government Building in Central of Kirkuk City

StoryfulNewsPublished: October 16, 2017Updated: October 17, 2017
Published: October 16, 2017Updated: October 17, 2017

Iraqi forces entered central Kirkuk and seized the government buildings in the city on October 16. Local Kurdish reports = said Iraqi forces had seized a number of key positions in an advance northwards towards Kirkuk. The locations included the headquarters of the North Oil Company and the K-1 military base. Brig Gen Bahzad Ahmed, a spokesman for Kurdish forces, told the Associated Press there had been “lots” of casualties. Credit: Facebook/Iraqi Federal Police via Storyful

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