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Clash between IMIS, security forces following Kirkuk blast


An armed clash erupted on Wednesday between Shiite IMIS militias and a counter-terrorism force in Kirkuk following a bomb blast that took place in the southwest of the city.

The clashes took place near the local government's headquarters, according to a security source and eyewitnesses, after the the arrival of the persons injured in the blast to the hospital.

Sources asserted that the clash erupted as a result of misunderstanding between the IMIS militias and counter-terrorism forces, leading to verbal argument and physical clashes.

Seven elements of IMIS were wounded in the bomb blast on Wednesday, a security source said, adding that the bomb targeted a patrol of the militias.


Last Modified: Wednesday، 16 January 2019 09:05 PM