Latest VIDEO of Attacks on Iraq’s Kirkuk, Islamic State Claims Responsibility

Fri Oct 21, 2016 12:34:43

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for deadly suicide attacks on Friday in northern Iraq, the ISIS-affiliated Amaq news agency reported, as joint Iraqi troops advanced on the terrorist bastion of Mosul.

"The forces of ISIS attacked the city of Kirkuk from all directions," Amaq said, after gunmen wearing suicide vests struck the main police headquarters and other government targets in the Kurdish-controlled city.

The terrorists also targeted a power plant being built by an Iranian company further north.

While Kirkuk official say security repelled Attack but reportedly sporadic clashes going on in the southern and eastern parts of the city.

Also reported that ongoing clashes between Iraqi security forces and gunmen apparently attempting to take over parts of the city of Kirkuk on Friday have left at least six Kurdish policemen and at least 12 ISIS fighters dead.

At least three car bombs were detonated by the group in Dibiz Power Plant, 6 ISIS terrorists and 16 security forces including 12 Staffs – reportedly 4 Iranian technicians- were killed in the attacks.


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