Iraqi Forces Capture Strategic Base Near Kirkuk

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

Local Kurdish reports on October 16 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. This footage here is described as showing Iraqi forces capturing K-1 base from Kurdish forces near Kirkuk. Credit: Facebook/Bahjat al-Dulaimi via Storyful

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