FIRST VIDEO: ISIS Militants Attack Northern City of Kirkuk in Iraq, 16 Killed

Fri Oct 21, 2016 09:40:23

Witnesses in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk say armed militants have attacked a local police compound and that fighting is under way.

Suicide attackers target government buildings in Iraq’s Kirkuk Power Plant, 16 Killed according to officials, AFP reports.

Reports says after suicide bombing being used in Kirkuk ISIS attack, fighting continuing in several locations, Iraqi media reporting casualties.

Kirkuk governor says situation under control after hours of intense clashes with ISIS terrorists.

Suicide attackers stormed the site of a power plant being built by an Iranian company in Dibis in northern Iraq on Friday, killing at least 16 people, the mayor and security officials said.

“Three suicide bombers attacked the power plant at around 6:00 am (0300 GMT), killing 12 Iraqi administrators and engineers and four Iranian technicians,” Dibis mayor Abdullah Nureddin al-Salehi told AFP.

The attack comes as the Iraqi government and Kurdish forces are making a major push to drive Islamic State (ISIS / Daesh / ISIL) militants from Iraq’s second-largest city of Mosul.

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