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Abadi instructs Iraqi forces in Kirkuk to restore security

Haidar al-Abadi

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ordered security forces in Kirkuk to protect restore security in the province on Sunday, and to 'impartially' deal with the election issues.

He also urged the Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) to take an action immediately and inspect the ballot boxes and electronic voting machines alleged to be broke down, to guarantee the election's integrity.

There were reports of fraud in Kirkuk and around the country in Iraq's provincial election on Saturday.

Several violations were reported and documented by citizens and observers in Iraq's first legislative elections after ISIS, which took place on Saturday, May 12.